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Jury sent home for the night in Wicklow murder trial

The jury in the Wicklow town murder trial have been sent home for the night and will resume deliberating tomorrow.

The jury today asked for a statement from a friend of Roy Webster’s wife to be read a second time.

The statement by Carmel Phibbs who met him that afternoon said, she told gardai that when Mr Webster arrived home he was acting “completely normal”

The jury had spent three and a half hours considering a verdict when they were told they could retire until Thursday.

The judge has told them they must bring back a unanimous verdict as to whether Mr Webster is guilty of murder or of manslaughter.

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