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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

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

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

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

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

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'

‘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'

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

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'

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

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

“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

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

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’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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# jason-corbett - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

# jason-corbett - Monday 17 July, 2017

# jason-corbett - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

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

Jason Corbett was killed at his home last year.

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# jason-corbett - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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