Marian Horgan (61), was pronounced dead at her family home in Murmount Avenue, Montenotte, Cork on November 23rd last. Her  son Paul (above), was subsequently charged with her murder at Cork District Court. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

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No mercy: Lazzaro Baldi’s painting of killers attacking the repressive Roman emperor Domitian. Photograph: Galleria Spada/De Agostini/Getty Images

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