R v Charlton and another

Police – Investigation of crime. On references by the Criminal Cases Review Commission, pursuant to s 9 of the Criminal Appeal Act 1995, the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that the defendants' convictions for murder and manslaughter had not been rendered unsafe. Amongst other things, the new evidence, which had not been available at the time of the defendants' trials, had not, in the circumstances, impacted upon the safety of the convictions.

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