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# thomas martens

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# North Carolina
Jason Corbett killing: Judge sets June 2023 date for retrial of Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens
The new trial is set to begin on 26 June 2023.
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# Court
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
Molly Martens and father to have appeal against murder conviction heard next month
They were convicted of killing Irishman Jason Corbett.
# appeal
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.
# defence motion
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
Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial
A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.
# calm demeanour
'Surprisingly calm': The 911 call testimony about Thomas Martens that was disallowed
Evidence from a number of witnesses was disallowed during the North Carolina trial.
# Jason Corbett
'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.
# jason corbett trial
'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 trial
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.
# jason corbett trial
Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences
The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.
# Murder Trial
Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact
The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.
# North Carolina
'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.
# Jason Corbett
'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.
# Trial
Molly Corbett will not testify in her own defence on Jason Corbett murder charge
The trial is approaching closing arguments.
# jason corbett trial
'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.
# Murder Trial
Jason Corbett's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'
Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.
# Murder Trial
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.
# Murder Trial
'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
Children of Irishman killed in America 'told social workers he hit their step-mother'
Jason Corbett was killed at his home last year.
# Charges
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.
# North Carolina
"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.