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Ireland Attorney general intervenes to challenge retrial ruling in Jason Corbett case

01:25  22 february  2020
01:25  22 february  2020 Source:   independent.ie

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Attorney general Joshua Stein has sought a temporary stay on the order for a retrial of Mr Corbett’s father-in-law and wife, Tom and Molly Martens, while he appeals the decision.

In a 174-page submission, Mr Stein said he believed the two defendants received a fair trial, free from prejudicial error.

His intervention will be welcomed by the Corbett family, which was devastated by the ruling from North Carolina’s Court of Appeal earlier this month.

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That court found - by a majority two to one – there were deficiencies in the trial process which necessitated a retrial.

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One of the judges, Valerie Zachary, found there was “compounding evidentiary and instructional errors” before and during the three-week criminal trial.

She concluded the two defendants were “prevented from presenting a meaningful defence or from receiving the full benefit of their claims of self-defence and defence of a family member”.

The judge said that as a result of this the jury was denied critical evidence and rendered incapable of performing its constitutional function. Her ruling was supported by a second judge.

Limerick-born Mr Corbett (39), a father-of-two, died from head injuries after being struck with a brick and a baseball bat at the home he shared with Ms Martens, his second wife, in Wallburg, North Carolina in 2015.

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Ms Martens and her father, a former FBI agent, were both convicted of second degree murder after a trial in 2017. They both denied murder.

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