The trial is due to start today of a 33-year-old man accused of murdering Amanda Jenkins at a flat in central Dublin last year.
Stephen Carney has pleaded not guilty to murdering Ms Jenkins at the Anna Livia Apartments, James's Street, on a date between October 5th and 6th, 2007.
The trial gets underway this morning before Mr Justice Paul Carney and is expected to last for three days.
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