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# Murder Trial

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Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'
Sabrina Kouider is accused of murdering au pair Sophie Lionnet in September 2016.
US agent goes to trial for the killing of an unarmed Mexican teenager across the border
The unarmed 16-year-old was shot ten times – mostly from behind.
'What have you done?' Mother said to father accused of murdering their six-month-old child
Joshua Tighe died on 1 June 2013.
Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'
David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.
Jury fails to reach verdict in case of Dublin man accused of double murder
Jason O’Driscoll stood accused of killing Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Louth in 2012.
Double-murder trial hears two bullets recovered from skulls of men found in burning car
The two men were found shot dead in the burnt car on 7 March 2012.
Man strangled mother of his children to death because she called him a bad father, court hears
Danny Keena is charged with the murder of 43-year-old Brigid Maguire.
'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'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.
'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's sister tells trial he was 'homesick and lonely'
Thomas Martens and Molly Martens Corbett have claimed they acted in self defence.
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.
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 trial: No fingerprints found on baseball bat, court hears
The jury heard DNA analysts give evidence in the murder trial yesterday.
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.
'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.
Traces of sleeping pill found in Jason Corbett's body, court hears
Thomas Michael Martens and Molly Martens Corbett are on trial for the murder of Jason Corbett in the US.
Man accused of murdering elderly brothers didn't have mental disorder but was intoxicated, psychiatrist tells court
Forensic psychiatrist Dr Brenda Wright began giving evidence for the State yesterday.
Man waited for kettle to boil before pouring boiling water over disabled pensioner's genitals
More evidence was heard in court today in the trial of Alan Cawley, accused of murdering two men in Mayo in 2013.
Mayo man admits killing elderly brothers but pleads not guilty to murder
Alan Cawley has admitted to killing Thomas Blaine and John (Jack) Blaine in Castlebar in 2013.
'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount
Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.
Prosecution says man who killed his ex 'well knew' what he was doing was wrong
Eric Locke is charged with murdering mother-of-one Sonia Blount in a room at the Plaza Hotel.
Eric Locke motivated by 'retribution and revenge' in killing of ex-girlfriend in hotel room, court told
The 35-year-old admits killing Sonia Blount but denies murder..
Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears
Eric Locke used used the fake Facebook profile to meet the woman.
'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room
A court has heard that Locke brought a pellet gun, a Stanley knife and cable ties to frighten Sonia Blount.
'I just wanted to frighten her': Murder accused stared at ex in work and sent her a 'suicide text'
Eric Locke said he had just wanted to talk after Sonia Blount stopped all contact with him.
Murder accused said ex-girlfriend was 'ripping him off' and tried to hack her Facebook page
A friend testified that Sonia Blount said Eric Locke was a “whackjob”.
Ex-boyfriend 'pleaded for another chance' before strangling woman in hotel room
The court evidence from a taxi driver who picked up Locke shortly after the death of Sonia Blount.
Fake gun, cable ties and duct tape found beside body of Sonia Blount in hotel room, court hears
Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering the mother of one at a hotel in Tallaght in 2013.
68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial
Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.
Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears
Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.
Man accused of stabbing mother to death was 'unable to refrain from his actions'
Fionn Braidwood is charged with murdering his mother Jane Braidwood on 20 January 2015.
Murder accused shouted 'Britain first' as he shot and stabbed Jo Cox MP, court hears
The trial of Thomas Mair began in London today.
"I'm sorry, I'm sorry beyond words": British banker found guilty of murdering two women
“The evil that I’ve inflicted cannot be remedied by me,” a letter from Rurik Jutting said.
Murder charges dropped as five plead guilty to manslaughter at Dale Creighton trial
20-year old Dale Creighton was killed at a footbridge in Tallaght on New Year’s morning 2014.
British man accused of murdering two women was 'sexually assaulted' at school
Rurik Jutting has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.
Jury in Dale Creighton murder trial sees 'footage of five accused running from scene'
Dale Creighton (20) was assaulted in Tallaght on New Year’s morning in 2014.
German 'house of horrors' case: Couple accused of torturing women to death go on trial
The couple, aged in their 40s, are accused of torturing and killing two women.
Five on trial over exorcism death in Frankfurt
Prosecutors allege that the victim was tied, gagged and severely beaten because the family members believed she was “possessed by demons”.