Jason Corbett's brother-in-law files separate lawsuit over his death

The Limerick man died after an alleged dispute at his US home

Jason Corbett's brother-in-law files separate lawsuit over his death

Jason Corbett is seen in this undated file photo

The brother-in-law of murdered Limerick man Jason Corbett has filed a separate lawsuit in the US.

The Irish Daily Mail reports David Lynch is bringing a civil suit of wrongful death against Molly Martens and her father, Tom.

They are both charged with second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

Mr Corbett was found with fatal head injuries at his home in North Carolina in August 2015.

The nine women and three men who will make up the jury for the trial of Tom and Molly Martens have now been confirmed.

Molly Martens | File photo

Mr Corbett died at the age of 39, after an alleged dispute at his home.

Police were dispatched to the house following an emergency call from Tom Martens, who had been visiting the couple.

Both the accused have claimed they were acting in self-defence.

 had attempted to win custody of two children from his first marriage, but the courts placed them with his Irish family instead.

The children's biological mother, Mags Fitzpatrick, died following an asthma attack in 2006.