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#thomas martens

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - Saturday 12 August, 2017

'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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

Guilty: Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens handed 20 to 25 year prison sentences

The jury returned its verdicts this afternoon after beginning deliberations yesterday.

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

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - Monday 7 August, 2017

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

The trial is approaching closing arguments.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.

# thomas-martens - 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.