Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd pins his appeal hopes on perceived errors made

It was granted on the basis of alleged “legal errors” made by the judge in rulings during his trial. Jack Shepherd, the “speedboat killer”, is pinning his appeal hopes on perceived legal errors made at trial that relate to his police interview. Specifically, they concern an alleged breach of a police code of practice concerning the way people are detained, treated and questioned, the Telegraph can reveal. Shepherd is due to return to the UK within the next fortnight after finally consenting to extradition from Georgia, where he had been on the run for ten… The 31-year-old was given permission to appeal his conviction for manslaughter by gross negligence last year whilst he remained on the run.

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