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In June Eddie’s wife, Paula Gilfoyle, who was eight and a half months pregnant, committed suicide by hanging herself in the garage of their home in Upton. The meeting is part of an odyssey that began 16 years ago and will continue until the prisoner, Eddie Gilfoyle, is cleared of a crime he says he. Law: the expert view Eddie Gilfoyle’s case demands immediate action Justice on trial Eddie Gilfoyle free after maintaining innocence for 18 years in jail.

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Murder or suicide? Eddie Gilfoyle’s 16-year fight to clear his name

Channel 4 accepted that the officer had not behaved corruptly. A Trial and Error documentary on Gilfoyle’s case was shown on Channel 4 inand the programme-makers were then sued for libel by a police officer. He had alibis for the rest gifoyle the day and the prosecution’s case was that he killed his wife before leaving for work. Although Canter’s evidence was not put before the jury at Gilfoyle’s trial, it formed part of the prosecution case — and was used in the opening address by the crown.

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Please update your billing details here. A booklet about the case, produced by the veteran campaigner Paul MayChair of the Eddie Gilfoyle Support Groupis available for you to download here: Desmond Browne QC and Matthew Nicklin wrote that the failure to allow the jury to consider the evidence of Maureen Piper, in itself, “renders the verdict eddiie.

Crime Football club bosses fear inside job after power tools used in stadium raid “They had far too much inside knowledge”. On 4th JunePaula Gilfoyle, 32, was found hanging in the garage of her marital home in Upton, Wirral.

All documents that are referred to, such as the original suicide letter, are available to be downloaded on the ‘Case Documents’ page. In July Eddie was convicted of murder and was given a life sentence. The report also gilgoyle the lack of photographs of the body and the scene. In a later statement, Rydeard said he discussed the possibility of finding other significant evidence, “such as ropes”. Wirral This is why police descended on the Woodchurch Estate today Two men being quizzed over terrifying driving antics in Wirral neighbourhood.


He later told investigators that his action was taken to “preserve her dignity”. She was eight and a half months pregnant. Our child, a daughter, would have been 16 now and every day I wonder how she would have turned out,” he said. She says eddis case has been “screaming out for justice for over 16 years” and says exdie will continue to work for his release and to find out “why Merseyside police treated him so shabbily”.

Ironically, Halford was responsible for promoting Paul Caddick to sergeant and describes him as a “fine officer who has lost a career because of the Gilfoyle case”.

Convicted wife killer Eddie Gilfoyle loses legal action – BBC News

When other police officers arrived at the scene they had no doubt the death was a suicide. Click here to see more Tap here to see more Tap here to see more. But this is no ordinary family gathering. Prisons and probation Eddie Gilfoyle news.

Whatever the reasons, the officer’s actions prevented an accurate reading of the body temperature being taken, which could have established the time of death, a factor that was later to be crucial. Start your free trial. The subscription details associated with this account need to be updated.

She had heard rumours that he had left his place of work during the day and believed he had killed his wife in the afternoon.

He now says the note was “written, unaided, by Paula and is consistent with a very real determination to kill herself. November 25 Your subscription will end shortly. She left the house at Subscribe now and get unlimited digital access on web and our smartphone and tablet apps, free for your first month.

Crime Taxi driver bitten in the face by gilfyle who stole his car and crashed it The private hire driver was left with facial injuries before his attacker drove off in the stolen gilfoyel. Bootle Shocking video shows gildoyle officer ‘punched and bitten’ in street attack horror Officer taken to hospital after terrifying incident.

Eddie and Paula Gilfoyle on their wedding day, left. No such course existed and Gilfoyle has always denied telling his wife that it did. Subscribe to our Daily newsletter Enter email Subscribe. Everton FC The ultimate Everton quiz of – test your Blues knowledge 36 questions to test if you know your history.

A detective constable cut the rope and laid the dead body on the floor. Former police officer Caddick believes other people may have seen Paula that day, either in gilfoylw post office, or the Upton and Moreton locale. Liverpool Family How to gilfpyle your kids into going to bed early on New Year’s Eve How to stick to bedtime without spoiling their fun. We implore you to read further about this case, we work with facts and evidence, and all we ask is that you make up your own mind edddie on gilflyle you read and the evidence that has been exposed.


We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details. Neither appeal involved the wide-ranging consideration of the efficiency of the investigation by Merseyside Police. Bilfoyle, the High Court said yesterday that the decision had been sound.

Gilfoyle says the worst factor of his wrongful conviction, and the 16 years he has been in prison, is that he has never been allowed to grieve for his wife and unborn child. Speaking to the Guardian inPiper said the idea of her mixing up the two sisters, as suggested by the police, was ridiculous. The home secretary should lift the lid on what has been a catalogue of errors resulting in the most unjust conviction of anybody in my 40 years in parliament. In particular, two of her friends said that Paula had told them that her husband was doing a course on suicide at work — he was a hospital technician — and he had asked her to write suicide letters, which he dictated.

Watch on BBC iPlayer here. Armed Forces Mental health Reviews Law. She says a friend was with her at the time and confirms her conversation with a pregnant woman. Eddie Eddis served 18 years in gilroyle after being found guilty of a fatal attack on former factory worker Paula Gilfoyle. It could be a run of the mill family get-together: Piper also told two other friends, the day after the death, that she “saw her yesterday in the post office”.

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