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#Murder Trial

# murder-trial - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man (54) was 'savagely beaten' and stripped following drunken row over a cigarette, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man (54) was 'savagely beaten' and stripped following drunken row over a cigarette, murder trial hears

Oct 11th 2018, 4:35 PM 17,276 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Walsh (31) has admitted killing but pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dermot Byrne.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Man killed after row over who owned can of drink, court hears
# Artane
# Artane

Man killed after row over who owned can of drink, court hears

Oct 9th 2018, 9:23 PM 32,444 Views 0 Comments

Paul Keating has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Mark Richardson.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

30-year-old man pleads guilty to murdering mother-of-four Samantha Walsh in Waterford city last year
# Courts
# Courts

30-year-old man pleads guilty to murdering mother-of-four Samantha Walsh in Waterford city last year

Oct 2nd 2018, 12:00 PM 15,525 Views 0 Comments

Danny Whelan, of no fixed abode, will receive a mandatory life sentence for the crime.

# murder-trial - Friday 4 May, 2018

Witnesses tell Freddie Thompson trial they saw car 'repeatedly crashing' into another car before it was set on fire
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Witnesses tell Freddie Thompson trial they saw car 'repeatedly crashing' into another car before it was set on fire

May 4th 2018, 5:00 PM 15,936 Views 0 Comments

Two witnesses gave evidence in court today.

# murder-trial - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears

May 3rd 2018, 7:40 PM 15,239 Views 0 Comments

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

# murder-trial - Friday 20 April, 2018

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife

Apr 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 11,161 Views 0 Comments

The man had previously been sentenced to life in prison for the murder – but had that conviction quashed.

# murder-trial - Monday 26 March, 2018

Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'

Mar 26th 2018, 8:31 PM 63,770 Views 0 Comments

Sabrina Kouider is accused of murdering au pair Sophie Lionnet in September 2016.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border
# Border
# Border

US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border

Mar 20th 2018, 4:28 PM 14,026 Views 0 Comments

The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'What have you done?' Mother said to father accused of murdering their six-month-old child
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'What have you done?' Mother said to father accused of murdering their six-month-old child

Mar 13th 2018, 9:44 PM 26,624 Views 0 Comments

Joshua Tighe died on 1 June 2013.

# murder-trial - Friday 12 January, 2018

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'

Jan 12th 2018, 6:42 PM 19,555 Views 0 Comments

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# murder-trial - Friday 8 December, 2017

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of Dublin man accused of double murder
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of Dublin man accused of double murder

Dec 8th 2017, 1:24 PM 11,651 Views 0 Comments

Jason O’Driscoll stood accused of killing Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Louth in 2012.

# murder-trial - Friday 20 October, 2017

Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car
# Louth
# Louth

Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car

Oct 20th 2017, 7:49 PM 9,792 Views 0 Comments

The two men were found shot dead in the burnt car on 7 March 2012.

# murder-trial - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears

Oct 5th 2017, 6:34 PM 19,912 Views 0 Comments

Danny Keena is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Brigid Maguire.

# murder-trial - 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 27,588 Views 13 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 53,373 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 16,932 Views 0 Comments

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'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 32,503 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - Friday 4 August, 2017

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 27,314 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 18,782 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 50,190 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 27,638 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 30,360 Views 0 Comments

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

# murder-trial - 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 44,678 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.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears

Jul 26th 2017, 9:56 AM 31,842 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.

# murder-trial - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man accused of murdering elderly brothers didn't have mental disorder but was intoxicated, psychiatrist tells court
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Man accused of murdering elderly brothers didn't have mental disorder but was intoxicated, psychiatrist tells court

Jul 20th 2017, 2:54 PM 13,406 Views 0 Comments

Forensic psychiatrist Dr Brenda Wright began giving evidence for the State yesterday.

# murder-trial - Monday 17 July, 2017

Man waited for kettle to boil before pouring boiling water over disabled pensioner's genitals
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Man waited for kettle to boil before pouring boiling water over disabled pensioner's genitals

Jul 17th 2017, 8:58 PM 43,539 Views 0 Comments

More evidence was heard in court today in the trial of Alan Cawley, accused of murdering two men in Mayo in 2013.

# murder-trial - Friday 7 July, 2017

Mayo man admits killing elderly brothers but pleads not guilty to murder
# Castlebar
# Castlebar

Mayo man admits killing elderly brothers but pleads not guilty to murder

Jul 7th 2017, 7:13 PM 15,228 Views 0 Comments

Alan Cawley has admitted to killing Thomas Blaine and John (Jack) Blaine in Castlebar in 2013.

# murder-trial - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount

May 26th 2017, 1:00 PM 24,997 Views 41 Comments

Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.

# murder-trial - Friday 19 May, 2017

Prosecution says man who killed his ex 'well knew' what he was doing was wrong
# Eric Locke
# Eric Locke

Prosecution says man who killed his ex 'well knew' what he was doing was wrong

May 19th 2017, 6:10 PM 11,219 Views 0 Comments

Eric Locke is charged with murdering mother-of-one Sonia Blount in a room at the Plaza Hotel.

# murder-trial - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Eric Locke motivated by 'retribution and revenge' in killing of ex-girlfriend in hotel room, court told
# Sonia Blount
# Sonia Blount

Eric Locke motivated by 'retribution and revenge' in killing of ex-girlfriend in hotel room, court told

May 18th 2017, 7:50 PM 22,590 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old admits killing Sonia Blount but denies murder..

# murder-trial - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears
# Sonia Blount
# Sonia Blount

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears

May 17th 2017, 5:02 PM 11,765 Views 0 Comments

Eric Locke used used the fake Facebook profile to meet the woman.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room

May 16th 2017, 2:45 PM 16,603 Views 0 Comments

A court has heard that Locke brought a pellet gun, a Stanley knife and cable ties to frighten Sonia Blount.

# murder-trial - Friday 12 May, 2017

'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'
# Eric Locke
# Eric Locke

'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'

May 12th 2017, 5:22 PM 26,910 Views 0 Comments

Eric Locke said he had just wanted to talk after Sonia Blount stopped all contact with him.

# murder-trial - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page
# Eric Locke
# Eric Locke

Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page

May 11th 2017, 6:19 PM 14,639 Views 0 Comments

A friend testified that Sonia Blount said Eric Locke was a “whackjob”.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ex-boyfriend 'pleaded for another chance' before strangling woman in hotel room
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-boyfriend 'pleaded for another chance' before strangling woman in hotel room

May 10th 2017, 6:40 PM 22,546 Views 0 Comments

The court evidence from a taxi driver who picked up Locke shortly after the death of Sonia Blount.

# murder-trial - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears
# Eric Locke
# Eric Locke

Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears

May 9th 2017, 5:58 PM 15,141 Views 0 Comments

Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering the mother of one at a hotel in Tallaght in 2013.

# murder-trial - Thursday 16 March, 2017

68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial

Mar 16th 2017, 4:40 PM 13,348 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.

# murder-trial - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears
# Trial
# Trial

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears

Mar 15th 2017, 6:01 PM 16,744 Views 0 Comments

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.

# murder-trial - Monday 5 December, 2016

Man accused of stabbing mother to death was 'unable to refrain from his actions'
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Man accused of stabbing mother to death was 'unable to refrain from his actions'

Dec 5th 2016, 11:01 PM 18,559 Views 0 Comments

Fionn Braidwood is charged with murdering his mother Jane Braidwood on 20 January 2015.

# murder-trial - Monday 14 November, 2016

Murder accused shouted 'Britain first' as he shot and stabbed Jo Cox MP, court hears
# Cowardly Attack
# Cowardly Attack

Murder accused shouted 'Britain first' as he shot and stabbed Jo Cox MP, court hears

Nov 14th 2016, 7:31 PM 10,117 Views 0 Comments

The trial of Thomas Mair began in London today.