1. ITV Report

Timeline of Sam Hallam case

A person holds a placard outside the Court of Appeal in London in support of Sam Hallam Photo: Mike Hornby/PA Wire
  • October 11, 2004 - Essayas Kassahun, 21, is murdered on the corner of Bath Street and Old Street on the St Luke's estate in Clerkenwell, London.
  • October 20, 2004 - Sam Hallam is arrested at his Hoxton home.
  • October 26, 2005 - Mr Hallam and Bullabek Ringbiong are found guilty of murder.
Sam Hallam at Bullingdon Prison Credit: Family handout
  • November 4, 2005 - Mr Hallam's lawyers lodge an application to appeal, which was subsequently refused by a single judge.
  • October 23, 2006 - An appeal against Mr Hallam's conviction is dismissed.
  • July 23, 2007 - Ray Winstone appears on ITV's Tonight With Trevor McDonald insisting MrHallam is innocent.
Sam Hallam, 24 leaves the Court of Appeal in London, with his mother Wendy, after he was freed on bail today Credit: Mike Hornby/PA Wire
  • June 12, 2009 - Criminal Cases Review Commission confirms it will re-examine Hallam's case.
  • July 28, 2011 - The case is referred to the Court of Appeal.
  • May 16, 2012 - Mr Hallam is freed on bail by the Court of Appeal.

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