A man’s overall body was found in his house with about 25 stab wounds and a “deep wound” to the head, according to a murder demo.
Prosecutors say Paul Jones, 52, was killed around a dispute around the inheritance of a family home in Cork.
His sister Helen Jones, 53, of Cahergal Avenue in Mayfield, Cork, denies killing him at her residence in Lough in the south of the town in September 2019.
His co-accused Keith O’Hara, 43, of the exact handle, also pleaded not guilty.
Senior Legal professional Siobhan Lankford explained the condition scenario will be there was acrimony concerning the two accused and the deceased in excess of possession of the relatives house on Cahergal Avenue.
The property experienced been left in their father’s will to Liam and Paul Jones with the proviso that Helen Jones could live there until eventually she married.
Ms. Lankford stated in 2018 Liam and Paul submitted a lawsuit from Ms. Jones to evict her. The circumstance was compromised on the foundation of his eviction of the home. A sure sum of funds was to be supplied to her from the sale of the house.
The law firm more contends that there was “ongoing acrimony” that gave the defendants a motive for the murder. Ms Lankford mentioned the jury will listen to proof from a witness who allegedly fulfilled the pair at a Dunnes Shops branch. Ms. Lankford stated the witness will claim that O’Hara informed her that “the brother (Paul Jones) will pay”.
He stated it was the state’s case that the two co-accused took a taxi on the night of 4 September 2019 to Bandon Street in Cork, wherever Paul Jones lived and that there was an altercation.
Ms. Lankford said Paul Jones was observed useless on September 7, 2019 when her son nervous about his perfectly-currently being possessing not read from him.
Assistance was termed. Paul Jones was found dead in the hallway of the house.
Ms. Lankford claimed an autopsy uncovered that Mr. Jones obtained about 25 stab wounds to the torso and a deep stab wound to the head. An investigation into Garda has been introduced.
He said the jury would hear proof from a taxi driver who would convey a person and woman to the house on the night of September 4, 2019.
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Ms. Lankford said the CCTV footage will allegedly demonstrate the Navy’s colourful taxi arriving at Bandon Street with a number of witnesses predicted to testify to seeing a female come out and violently and aggressively knock on the doorway of a property in Bandon Street.
She explained it was the state’s situation that Ms. Jones experienced a knife and hammered the doorway with the knife. Ms Lankford reported it was alleged that Keith O’Hara stayed in the taxi but afterwards acquired out.
Ms Lankford explained the taxi driver would be assumed to have found Paul Jones, whom she knew, at the doorway and that there was “aggression involving the get-togethers.”