Murder trial of James Kilroy who admitted killing wife Valerie collapses over ‘complex matter’

James Kilroy had pleaded not guilty by reasons of insanity

Valerie French Kilroy

Alison O'Riordan

The murder trial of James Kilroy, who admitted killing his wife Valerie at their rural Co Mayo home, has collapsed at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon due to an “unexpected, complex matter” that has arisen in the case.