Murder Trial Of Limerick Man Begins In US

In the US, a woman goes on trial today for the murder of her Irish husband, Limerick man Jason Corbett.

33-year-old Molly Martens and her 67 year old father Thomas are both charged with second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

The wife and father-in-law of a Limerick man go on trial for his murder in the US today.

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39 year old Jason Corbett was found fatally wounded at his home in North Carolina on August 2nd 2015.

33 year old Molly Martens and her 67 year old father Thomas Martens are charged with second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

They’ve both claimed self-defence – Mr Martens says he hit Mr Corbett on the head with a baseball bat because he was choking Molly.

The trial is expected to take two to three weeks.