It’s alleged that Egita Jaunmaize, of no fixed abode, placed a blue cord around Ms Ozolina’s neck so as to simulate her suicide in order to make it more difficult to establish that her death was suspicious.

A jury has been asked to consider the defences of duress and reasonable excuse in the trial of a mother-of-one charged with impeding a killer’s appreh(...)

Dublin Criminal Courts of Justice, Parkgate Street, Dublin

A woman charged with impeding her abusive boyfriend’s prosecution by simulating the suicide of the woman he strangled would have found it difficult t(...)

A woman told gardaí that she was in fear for her life when she simulated the suicide of her housemate, a court has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A woman told gardaí that she was in fear for her life when she simulated the suicide of her housemate on the orders of her housemate’s killer. The 34(...)

A 34-year-old woman is due to go on trial on Tuesday accused of simulating the suicide of a homicide victim in Co Cavan almost four years ago. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old woman is due to go on trial on Tuesday accused of simulating the suicide of a homicide victim in Co Cavan almost four years ago. Egita (...)