Northern Ireland

Man in court over murder of his mother Lynn Coburn

John Charles Coburn is accused of stabbing his mother to death
Image caption John Charles Coburn is accused of stabbing his mother to death

A man accused of stabbing his mother to death on Mother's Day has appeared at Antrim court charged with her murder.

John Charles Coburn, 33, is accused of killing 53-year-old Lynn Coburn in the County Antrim village of Connor on Sunday 3 April.

He is also charged with attempting to murder his younger brother Andrew Coburn, 31, in the same incident at a house at Rossburn Manor.

John Coburn was remanded in custody for four weeks.

His brother is in a stable condition in hospital.