Jury discharged in trial of man accused of murdering his six-month-old son

A new jury has been sworn in and the trial will restart from the beginning

Jury discharged in trial of man accused of murdering his six-month-old son

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The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his baby son in County Mayo has been discharged.

40-year-old John Tighe of Lavallyroe in Ballyhaunis denies murdering his sixth month old son Joshua at his home in June 2013.

Two of the jurors could not serve so a new jury had to be sworn in this morning.

The case is now starting again this afternoon