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#Jason Corbett

# jason-corbett - Friday 21 February, 2020

US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

US attorney general to appeal decision to grant Jason Corbett killers a re-trial

Feb 21st 2020, 10:52 PM 30,510 Views 0 Comments

The 39 year-old was murdered in his US home in August 2015.

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

US judge orders retrial of father and daughter convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett
# Molly Martens
# Molly Martens

US judge orders retrial of father and daughter convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett

Feb 4th 2020, 3:52 PM 44,820 Views 33 Comments

A judge today ruled that a retrial should be held and said that “prejudiucial” errors had been made.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Molly and Tom Martens appeal hears evidence excluded from trial supported self-defence claim
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Molly and Tom Martens appeal hears evidence excluded from trial supported self-defence claim

Updated Jan 31st 2019, 9:43 PM 42,228 Views 0 Comments

The father and daughter are now serving 20 years to 25 years in prison.

# jason-corbett - Friday 14 September, 2018

Molly Martens and father lodge appeal documents against murder conviction
# Court
# Court

Molly Martens and father lodge appeal documents against murder conviction

Sep 14th 2018, 6:31 PM 26,902 Views 25 Comments

Lawyers for Molly and Thomas Martens have made claims of jury misconduct in a bid to quash their murder convictions.

# jason-corbett - Friday 10 August, 2018

Molly Martens and father to have appeal against murder conviction heard next month
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Molly Martens and father to have appeal against murder conviction heard next month

Aug 10th 2018, 10:10 PM 20,484 Views 0 Comments

They were convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett.

# jason-corbett - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'The law, whether it is in Ireland, the UK or the US, more often than not gets it right'
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

'The law, whether it is in Ireland, the UK or the US, more often than not gets it right'

Jun 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 45,067 Views 12 Comments

‘My Brother Jason’ by Tracey Corbett Lynch and Ralph Riegel is published by Gill Books.

# jason-corbett - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Jason Corbett's sister: 'I know he had a bag packed, he was going to leave'
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Jason Corbett's sister: 'I know he had a bag packed, he was going to leave'

May 19th 2018, 8:29 AM 31,941 Views 7 Comments

Molly Martens was found guilty of killing her husband Jason Corbett by a US court last year.

# jason-corbett - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions
# Appeal
# Appeal

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens claim jury misconduct in bid to quash murder convictions

Aug 26th 2017, 1:39 PM 15,879 Views 0 Comments

Members of the jury discussed the case in an inappropriate way on numerous occasions, the defence claims.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Corbett trial: Prosecutors bid to reject attempts to overturn verdicts due to 'jury misconduct'
# Defence Motion
# Defence Motion

Corbett trial: Prosecutors bid to reject attempts to overturn verdicts due to 'jury misconduct'

Aug 24th 2017, 8:09 AM 17,969 Views 16 Comments

Two weeks ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

Aug 17th 2017, 5:42 PM 19,981 Views 0 Comments

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Their daddy is vindicated' - Jason Corbett's sister thanks public for their support
# Statement
# Statement

'Their daddy is vindicated' - Jason Corbett's sister thanks public for their support

Aug 16th 2017, 10:19 AM 18,952 Views 21 Comments

“It does not matter what the Martens say now. They are convicted killers and liars.”

# jason-corbett - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Anger as Martens family starts fundraising drive to pay for murder conviction appeals
# Appeal
# Appeal

Anger as Martens family starts fundraising drive to pay for murder conviction appeals

Aug 12th 2017, 1:19 PM 59,182 Views 117 Comments

The pair were convicted on Wednesday of the second-degree murder.

# jason-corbett - Friday 11 August, 2017

'We hope to move as quickly as possible': It could take a year to appeal guilty verdicts in Corbett trial
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

'We hope to move as quickly as possible': It could take a year to appeal guilty verdicts in Corbett trial

Aug 11th 2017, 7:44 AM 27,577 Views 36 Comments

Lawyers for Molly Martens-Corbett and Thomas Martens have begun the appeals process.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Aug 10th 2017, 10:34 AM 27,519 Views 13 Comments

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

'These were particularly extreme injuries': Prosecutors say justice prevailed in Martens' guilty verdict
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

'These were particularly extreme injuries': Prosecutors say justice prevailed in Martens' guilty verdict

Aug 10th 2017, 8:48 AM 30,864 Views 36 Comments

District Attorney Garry Frank said that he expects Molly and Thomas Martens to appeal their guilty verdicts.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'

Aug 9th 2017, 8:26 PM 52,977 Views 35 Comments

Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

Aug 9th 2017, 8:11 AM 16,875 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

'End this nightmare and find him not guilty' - Court hears final arguments in Corbett murder trial

Aug 8th 2017, 8:06 PM 23,614 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett’s wife Molly and his father-in-law Thomas Martens are charged with his murder.

'Why didn't they stop? That's malice': Jury hears closing arguments in Corbett murder trial
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

'Why didn't they stop? That's malice': Jury hears closing arguments in Corbett murder trial

Aug 8th 2017, 7:08 AM 32,439 Views 0 Comments

The prosecution and defence began their closing arguments yesterday, before the jury starts its deliberations.

# jason-corbett - Monday 7 August, 2017

Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge
# Trial
# Trial

Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge

Aug 7th 2017, 8:19 PM 22,963 Views 0 Comments

The trial is approaching closing arguments.

# jason-corbett - Friday 4 August, 2017

'I hit him until I thought he could not kill me': Thomas Martens testifies at Jason Corbett murder trial
# Jason Corbett Trial
# Jason Corbett Trial

'I hit him until I thought he could not kill me': Thomas Martens testifies at Jason Corbett murder trial

Aug 4th 2017, 7:14 PM 32,806 Views 0 Comments

Corbett’s father-in-law admitted that he and Jason never got on.

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'

Aug 4th 2017, 7:25 AM 27,234 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Blood evidence shows Molly and her father were above Corbett during hits to his head, trial hears
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Blood evidence shows Molly and her father were above Corbett during hits to his head, trial hears

Aug 3rd 2017, 10:15 PM 18,758 Views 0 Comments

Yesterday the trial heard an object may have been used to hit Jason Corbett multiple times.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:30 AM 50,137 Views 0 Comments

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Jason Corbett trial: No fingerprints found on baseball bat, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jason Corbett trial: No fingerprints found on baseball bat, court hears

Aug 1st 2017, 8:15 AM 27,596 Views 0 Comments

The jury heard DNA analysts give evidence in the murder trial yesterday.

# jason-corbett - Monday 31 July, 2017

Officer took photo showing strands of blonde hair intertwined in Jason Corbett's hand, trial hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Officer took photo showing strands of blonde hair intertwined in Jason Corbett's hand, trial hears

Jul 31st 2017, 10:41 PM 30,118 Views 0 Comments

An officer has testified that he saw blonde hair in Jason Corbett’s hand.

# jason-corbett - Friday 28 July, 2017

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'She kept tugging at her neck, I asked her to stop' - Trial hears Molly Corbett showed no signs of injury

Jul 28th 2017, 9:30 AM 44,556 Views 0 Comments

Several witnesses have testified that they saw no injuries on Molly Martens Corbett the night her husband Jason was killed in 2015.

# jason-corbett - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Paramedic tells court that Jason Corbett 'felt cool' and had dried blood on his face
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Paramedic tells court that Jason Corbett 'felt cool' and had dried blood on his face

Jul 27th 2017, 10:14 PM 21,888 Views 0 Comments

Amanda Hackworth, a Davidson County paramedic, said she reached her arm over Jason Corbett’s body and felt the coolness.

Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Jason Corbett trial: Expert says only low level of 'sleeping pill' drug present in victim

Jul 27th 2017, 1:18 PM 21,093 Views 0 Comments

Earlier in proceedings, a juror had to be briefly excused because a graphic image made her sick.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Jason Corbett had head injuries 'similar to a car crash or fall from great height'

Jul 26th 2017, 8:35 PM 17,776 Views 0 Comments

The trial was briefly delayed as one juror became ill while viewing photos of Jason’s injuries.

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Trial of wife and father-in-law hears of extensive damage to skull of Irishman Jason Corbett
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Trial of wife and father-in-law hears of extensive damage to skull of Irishman Jason Corbett

Jul 25th 2017, 8:32 PM 21,601 Views 0 Comments

The trial officially began today.

# jason-corbett - Monday 17 July, 2017

Wife and father-in-law of Irishman Jason Corbett go on trial for his murder in North Carolina
# In Open Court
# In Open Court

Wife and father-in-law of Irishman Jason Corbett go on trial for his murder in North Carolina

Jul 17th 2017, 9:25 PM 23,772 Views 0 Comments

A jury is being selected in Lexington.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Children of Irishman killed in America 'told social workers he hit their step-mother'
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Children of Irishman killed in America 'told social workers he hit their step-mother'

Jul 13th 2016, 12:18 PM 49,554 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett was killed at his home last year.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 13th 2016, 7:49 AM 11,392 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Jason Corbett death: Molly Martens back in court for ruling over their family estate
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Jason Corbett death: Molly Martens back in court for ruling over their family estate

Apr 13th 2016, 8:37 AM 27,561 Views 0 Comments

The judge granted a stay on an order for her to return all property to the home she shared with her husband.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Molly Martens and her father enter not guilty pleas in case over Jason Corbett killing
# Charges
# Charges

Molly Martens and her father enter not guilty pleas in case over Jason Corbett killing

Feb 10th 2016, 10:55 PM 21,686 Views 0 Comments

The daughter and father are facing charges of second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

# jason-corbett - Friday 8 January, 2016

'He is bleeding all over and I may have killed him': 911 call made by Jason Corbett's father-in-law
# Courts
# Courts

'He is bleeding all over and I may have killed him': 911 call made by Jason Corbett's father-in-law

Jan 8th 2016, 12:30 PM 28,627 Views 0 Comments

Tom and Molly Martens face charges over the death.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

"We continue to grieve for Jason" - family of Jason Corbett hope to discover truth of what happened
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

"We continue to grieve for Jason" - family of Jason Corbett hope to discover truth of what happened

Jan 6th 2016, 8:33 AM 12,349 Views 0 Comments

Irish man Jason Corbett died at his North Carolina home last August in a ‘domestic disturbance’. His wife Molly Martens and father-in-law have been charged over his death.

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Molly and Tom Martens granted bail in North Carolina court
# Jason Corbett
# Jason Corbett

Molly and Tom Martens granted bail in North Carolina court

Jan 5th 2016, 9:40 PM 69,086 Views 0 Comments

They were charged with second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter last night.

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Jason Corbett's widow 'heartbroken' after losing custody appeal
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Jason Corbett's widow 'heartbroken' after losing custody appeal

Dec 9th 2015, 8:33 AM 29,076 Views 33 Comments

Molly Martens was named as a person of interest in the police investigation into Corbett’s death.

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