Jury sworn in for murder trial
TWO men have pleaded not guilty to murdering a mother of two last year.
Lithuanian men Ruslanas Mineikas (25), with an address in Wexford town, and Ricardas Dilys (27), of Davitt Road South in Wexford town, are charged with murdering 30-year-old Rebecca French on October 9, 2009. Mr Justice Paul Carney swore in a jury of seven men and five women to hear the trial, which was expected to get underway today and is expected to last at least two weeks
Monkey killed newborn baby
A newborn baby died after being snatched by a monkey from a family's living room, according to Malaysian reports.
The body of the four-day-old baby was found outside the home in central Negri Sembilan state yesterday.
The baby, who had been left alone in the room, had bite marks on her neck and face.