David Mahon (45) of Ongar Village in Consilla, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Thursday with his wife Audrey where he is on trial charged with the murder of Audrey’s son, Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The jury in the trial of David Mahon for the alleged murder of his stepson Dean Fitzpatrick in Dublin three years ago will resume its deliberations at(...)

David Mahon  arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin today with his wife Audrey where he is on trial charged with the murder of Audrey’s son, Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

David Mahon’s barrister has told his trial jury that his client had no motive to kill his stepson, but every reason not to harm him due to his love fo(...)

 David Mahon (45) of Ongar Village, Consilla,  arriving to the Central Criminal Court in Dublin  with his wife Audrey where he is on trial charged with the murder of Audrey’s son, Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts

A jury has been told that what David Mahon did in the aftermath of his stepson receiving a fatal stab wound was “straight out of the ‘how to get away (...)

David Mahon (44), of Ongar Village in Clonsilla, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin with his wife Audrey where he is on trial charged with the murder of Audrey’s son, Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The trial of a man charged with murdering his stepson has heard the deceased had a death wish over feelings of guilt about his missing teenage sister,(...)

Dave Mahon at Dublin District Court today  where the book of evidence was served on him. Photograph: Collins.

A former estate agent has been returned for trial charged with the murder of his partner’s 23-year-old son in a stabbing in Dublin last year.Father-of(...)

The scene at Northern Cross on the Malahide Road where the body of Dean Fitzpatrick was found.

A 43-year-old man was yesterday charged with the murder of his partner’s son, who died following a fatal stabbing last year. (...)

 Christopher Fitzpatrick carries his grandson Leon to his son’s funeral at the Church of the Holy Trinity, Donaghmede, followed by Dean’s partner Sarah O’Rourke. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The mother of stabbing victim Dean Fitzpatrick was unable to attend his funeral this morning due to illness. Audrey Fitzpatrick became unwell last nig(...)

The late Dean Fitzpatrick (right) with his father,  Christopher Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The funeral of Dubliner Dean Fitzpatrick, who was killed last Saturday in a stabbing incident, has been delayed because a dispute over the arrangement(...)

Dean Fitzpatrick’s father, Christopher Fitzpatrick, and aunt, Christine Kenny, lay rosary beads at the scene at Northern Cross where Mr Fitzpatrick was found stabbed. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí are planning to resubmit a case file to the Director of Public Prosecutions as part of their investigation into the fatal stabbing of Dean Fitz(...)

Members of the Garda near the scene where the scene where Dean Fitzpatrick was fatally stabbed in Northen Cross, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardaí believe the evidence of people who witnessed the fatal stabbing of Dean Fitzpatrick will be key to determining the nature of the criminal charg(...)