Updated Molly Martens 'made crying noises but shed no tears' as Jason lay dead
Murder accused Molly Martens-Corbett was making crying noises when police took her away from the scene of her husband's death, but there were no tears, a court heard.
Murder accused Molly Martens-Corbett was making crying noises when police took her away from the scene of her husband's death, but there were no tears, a court heard.
It was a typical scene from middle America with no inkling of the violence to come. Two next-door neighbours and friends, Jason Corbett (39) and...
A NORTH Carolina crime scene examiner had to repeatedly ask Molly Martens Corbett (33) to...
Two paramedics who fought in vain to save the life of Irish businessman Jason Corbett (39) noted how cool his body appeared as they treated him at...
The distressing sound echoed across the hushed confines of Davidson County Superior Court.
Mr Corbett was beaten to death in a prolonged attack and appeared to sustain an injury after he had died, a pathologist told a murder trial jury yesterday.
TWO North Carolina policemen who arrived at the home of Jason Corbett (39) carried his two young children downstairs and advised them to close their eyes so they wouldn't see the blood stains on the walls and floor from their father's fatal head injuries.
The murder trial of Irish businessman Jason Corbett (39) had to briefly pause in North Carolina after a juror became physically ill when post mortem photographs showing the extensive damage to his skull were shown.
The graphic nature of the prosecution's murder trial opening took even veteran American reporters by surprise.
Irish father-of-two Jason Corbett was brutally hit with a baseball bat and a garden paving brick at least 10 times in the bedroom of the home he shared with his second wife Molly Martens-Corbett, who is accused of his murder.
The US trial of a father and daughter charged with the murder of a Limerick businessman has heard a recording of an emergency call made after the incident.
AN IRISH businessman was brutally bludgeoned with a baseball bat and a garden paving brick in the bedroom of his United States home, a murder...
A JURY has finally been agreed after seven days in the murder trial of Molly Martens-Corbett (33) and her father, retired FBI agent Thomas Michael Martens (67), who both deny the killing of an...
PROSECUTORS in the case of an American father and daughter charged with the murder of an Irish businessman want to introduce statements from a 911 emergency dispatcher who commented on the "surprisingly calm" call made about the fatal incident.
Jury selection has resumed in the murder trial of a US father and daughter who deny the killing of an Irish businessman.
A jury is today set to hear opening statements in the murder trial of Molly Martens-Corbett (33) and her father, retired FBI agent Thomas Michael Martens (67), who both deny the killing of her Irish husband.
Just two metres in a North Carolina courtroom separate two families caught up in a tragedy that cost an Irish businessman and father-of-two his life.
The air-conditioned chill of the US courtroom where the trial into the alleged murder of Irish father-of-two Jason Corbett began last week was in stark contrast to the searing heat outside in the North Carolina sunshine.
Two of the brothers of American nanny Molly Martens-Corbett (33) are set to give evidence at the murder trial of her and their father, Thomas Martens (67), in North Carolina.
Prospective jurors in the murder trial over the death of an Irish businessman and father-of-two were warned they will have to examine "gory pictures" of the blood-spattered North Carolina home where Jason Corbett (39) sustained his fatal injuries.
PROSPECTIVE jurors in the murder trial of an Irish businessman and father of two have been asked by the prosecution whether they have any personal bias against Ireland or Irish people.
Prospective jurors in the trial of an American nanny and her father who deny the murder of an Irish father of two are being questioned extensively about their views on domestic violence and what experience, if any, they have of it.
PROSPECTIVE jurors in the trial of an American nanny and her father who deny the murder of an Irish father of two are being questioned extensively about their views on domestic violence and what experience, if any, they have of it.
A former nanny and her father have pleaded not guilty to the killing of an Irish father-of-two in North Carolina and will argue they acted solely in self-defence.
A man has told of his shock after he found the carcass of a killer whale on a beach in Co Galway.
It was an Irish-American dream that turned into a nightmare of tragedy and death.
A FORMER American nanny and her father have pleaded not guilty to the killing of an Irish father of two in North Carolina and will argue they acted solely in self-defence.
The painstaking jury selection process will begin today for the murder trial of a former American nanny and her father, who are charged with the killing of an Irish father of two.
The husband of missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell (45) has offered to undergo a lie detector test to prove to everyone he has "nothing to hide" in relation to her disappearance.
A baby boy died from catastrophic brain damage after he was delivered by emergency Caesarean section more than six hours after a Waterford hospital admission form first indicated his mother had sepsis or a blood infection.
The husband of missing woman Tina Satchwell (51) has offered to undergo a lie detector test to prove to everyone he has nothing to hide in relation to her disappearance.
French police are investigating the discovery of a baby's body on board a trawler which had berthed in Ireland just two months ago.
European tourism funds are set to transform a rusting Irish railway viaduct that starred in a famous Hollywood epic into a rival for the Rock of Cashel and Cliffs of Moher.
A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a French national working in Ireland.
An appeal launched for a young Irish student seriously injured in Thailand has raised more than €33,000 in just two days, almost half the €75,000 target.
Gardaí are investigating a suspected arson attack in Cork on the home of a young family.
A young Irish student is recovering in a Thai hospital after suffering serious injuries in a freak quad bike accident.
A YOUNG Irish student is recovering in a Thai hospital after suffering serious injuries in a freak quad bike accident.
A woman whose brother died from a heart attack while being transferred to hospital has demanded to know who authorised an unnamed HSE official to provide a critical briefing report on University Hospital Waterford's (UHW) investment priority.
A surging Rebel tide helped lower the Banner as Cork fans celebrated a famous Munster hurling final victory over Clare.
A tight-knit Irish community is praying for the recovery of a sport-loving young man critically injured in a freak swimming pool accident in Spain.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's extraordinary intervention over the Jobstown trial may have prejudiced a number of other criminal cases due to be heard in the coming weeks, Fianna Fáil has alleged.
An iconic Cork building which was badly damaged in a suspected arson attack may have to be demolished.
Tina Satchwell has been missing four months - something her concerned family say is completely out of character.
FIANNA Fail leader Micheal Martin accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of setting "a dangerous precedent" by his outspoken criticisms of the Garda handling of the Jobstown protest.
A talented teenage football player died from a lethal designer drug which can be mistakenly confused with cocaine.
Fledgling Irish exporters are starting to ignore the UK market because of Brexit and currency issues to switch their focus to France, Germany, the United States and Asia.
A search of CCTV security camera footage from ports and airports has revealed no indication missing woman Tina Satchwell (45) left the country.
A fire which badly damaged an historic structure ranked as one of Ireland's most haunted buildings is being treated as suspected arson.
Marine Minister Michael Creed has warned any attempt to renegotiate EU fishery policy during the Brexit talks would leave key European allies fearing we were trying to "pick their pockets".
Self-managed pensions are set to play an increasingly vital role in future retirement planning in Ireland.
Multiple units of Cork Fire Brigade are battling a blaze at one of Cork's most famous buildings.
A WOMAN hailed as a hero for saving a 10 year old girl's life off an Irish beach admitted she prayed to two deceased relatives during the rescue because she feared they would both die in the treacherous rip-currents.
Angry scenes erupted at Waterford District Court as a man charged with the murder of a mother of four appeared on remand.
Irish fishing industry officials warned the Government and the EU that their sector must not become "a political football" in the increasingly bitter Brexit showdown between London and Brussels.
THE scale of alcohol and tobacco smuggling has cost Ireland €2.4bn over the past seven years and is now costing retail jobs.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma were on hand at the unveiling of the 'Kindred Spirits' sculpture in Cork.
Brexit is threatening to prove a major headache for Irish staff who commute daily to work across the Border.
Tipperary hurling goalkeeper Darren Gleeson (35) faces trial just days before an All-Ireland hurling qualifier on charges of stealing €32,000 from a client of a financial services firm.
Transport Minister Shane Ross had to respect Dáil rules as he launched a blistering attack on Fianna Fáil, recalling Micheál Martin's appointment of Celia Larkin to a State board.
A teenager remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital after an assault outside a Cork pub.
TIPPERARY hurling goalkeeper Darren Gleeson (35) faces trial just days before an All-Ireland hurling qualifier on charges of stealing €32,000 from a client of a financial services firm.
Transport Minister Shane Ross stands accused of 'stroke politics' after securing the reopening of a local Garda station during Enda Kenny's final Cabinet meeting.
Ireland would likely suffer "a huge loss of life" if terrorists launched an attack outside Dublin - which is the focus of Garda and Defence Forces response capability.
FORMER Agriculture Minister Austin Deasy (80) was hailed as a dedicated politician who was "a yes or no" type of man throughout his public service career.
The islanders fear they face further population losses unless local authorities provide critical funding for social and council housing.
Ireland is to accelerate the significant expansion of the Defence Forces's elite counter-terrorism unit, the Army Ranger Wing.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney insisted the appointment of a Tánaiste was entirely a matter for incoming Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.
FIANNA Fáil leader Micheál Martin accused Sinn Féin of letting down their electorate by not taking their seats in Westminster and allowing the DUP to be the sole voice for Northern Ireland in the UK parliament.
A NEW report has rejected a €440 million ‘super council’ for Cork.
A CHEF died in a freak accident after being overcome by carbon monoxide fumes from barbecue equipment while he slept in his parked van during an Irish festival.
Islamic extremists now number "100 or more" in Ireland, a leading Muslim cleric has warned. Shaykh Dr Muhammad Umar al-Qadri said he warned two years ago that extremism posed a problem to Ireland "but nobody listened".
A FORMER dissident Republican commander died from shock and haemorrhage after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds in an execution-style attack last Christmas.
Concert-goers attending some of the summer's biggest gigs will be hit with tough new security measures, including a ban on backpacks and heavy electronic items such as large tablets.
GARDAÍ have conducted a number of searches in Cork in a bid for clues as to what happened to a woman now missing from her home for 11 weeks.
A top animal behaviour expert who predicted Ireland faced an imminent fatal dog attack has urged a re-think on the country's attitude towards canine pets.
The election of Leo Varadkar as Fine Gael leader represents "a great step for Ireland but an even greater thing for the world" in terms of multiculturalism and ethnic diversity.
Gardai are hunting for two young men armed with iron bars who threatened staff members at a Cork shop before fleeing with a small quantity of cash.
A man who warned his French housemates that recent Isil terror attacks in France were "excellent" and that Jews should be beheaded was jailed for five years.
The Duke of Kent, president of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI), has visited Ireland to pay tribute to the incredible work of Irish volunteers and supporters.
A MAN who warned his French housemates that recent Islamic State terror attacks in France were "excellent" and that Jews should be beheaded has been jailed for five years.
The Government has been criticised over a €1m allocation for the M20 motorway linking Cork and Limerick - which equates to the construction cost of just 125 metres of the 105km route.
CELEBRITY chef Rachel Allen has revealed the famous Cork culinary dynasty is set to enter its fourth generation with two of her children entranced by cooking thanks to her new restaurant.
A seven-month-old girl who died in a freak accident in Co Tipperary was carried to the altar for her Mass of the Angels by her heartbroken father.
A SEVEN month old girl who died in a freak accident in Tipperary was carried to the altar for her Mass of the Angels by her heartbroken father.
There were tearful scenes last night as hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Tipperary town home of Paul and Louise Fogarty, whose only child died last week from suspected heat stroke.
The two ministers vying to be Taoiseach have slated each other's election campaigns, with Simon Coveney accusing Leo Varadkar of trying to buy his way to power.
Cheers echoed around Dublin Airport amid a rapturous welcome for five Irish rowers who scooped 'bundles' of medals at the European Championships.
The family of a man who died in a murder-suicide launched a scathing attack on former and current health ministers Leo Varadkar and Simon Harris over their handling of Ireland's mental health crisis.
SOCIAL Protection Minister Leo Varadkar launched a scathing attack on his Fine Gael leadership rival Housing Minister Simon Coveney by accusing him of "a dishonest" portrayal of his own commitment to compassionate policies.
Family, friends, neighbours and workmates are trying to comfort a devastated Tipperary couple who lost their baby daughter in a tragedy described as every parent's worst nightmare.
THE Fastnet Film Festival has secured a galaxy of stars for its 2017 programme including Stephen Frears, former BBC director general Greg Dyke and Irish directors Jim Sheridan and Lenny Abrahamson.
Gardaí fear temperatures may have soared to more than 27 degrees inside a parked car where a seven-month-old baby girl was sleeping on the hottest day of the year.
GARDAI are keeping an open mind about the death of a woman whose body was found in a Cork house.
A young motorcyclist was killed after he was in a collision with the rear of a car on a busy city dual carriageway.
A seven-month-old baby girl has died in hospital after she was left unattended in a car for a number of hours on the hottest day of the year.
An infant girl has died after apparently suffering heat stroke.
Reports of an attempted child abduction in Cork have been downplayed by sources.
An Islamic cleric in Dublin has urged Muslims to do all they can to identify extremists.
Serious concerns were raised at a Cabinet meeting about the lack of security measures at concert and sport venues in Ireland.
THE NAVAL Service will deploy patrol vessels for a third summer of humanitarian operations in the Mediterranean.
HOUSING Minister Simon Coveney warned he will not engage in auction politics with his rival Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar for the Fine Gael leadership.
A YOUNG mother, her three year old child and her pregnant friend were left terrified after a suspected road rage incident in Cork.
The partial reconstruction of the downed Rescue 116 helicopter has supported indications that its tail rotor clipped a Mayo island as the crew tried to avoid an obstacle which was not displayed on their special ground avoidance navigation system.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney vowed to fight on in the Fine Gael leadership campaign despite his rival Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar securing a clear advantage.
HOUSING Minister Simon Coveney has said this evening should Leo Varadkar win the Fine Gael leadership he would shake his hand - and maybe even give him a hug.
HOUSING Minister Simon Coveney is holding strategy meetings with his closest advisors amid mounting pressure for him to end his Fine Gael leadership bid given the near unassailable lead already boasted by his rival, Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar.
IRELAND is set for a US tourism bonanza thanks to a 10 per cent increase in seat capacity on transatlantic routes and the arrival on the market of low-cost operators including Wow and Norwegian Airlines.
GARDAI have closed a section of the N22 Cork-Killarney road after a serious road traffic collision outside Macroom.
A patrol vessel disposed of by the Naval Service for €110,000 just seven weeks ago is now on sale in the Netherlands for more than six times the price.
A beefing up of the powers of the Department of Taoiseach is to form a major plank of Leo Varadkar's bid for the Fine Gael leadership, the Irish Independent has learned.
A victims' rights charity has demanded a full investigation into how a teacher who abused young girls in one national school was allowed to transfer to another school where he went on to abuse a young boy.
A PATROL vessel disposed of by the Naval Service for €110,000 is now on sale in the Netherlands for almost seven times the price.