Date set for Jeremy Bamber legal action

A date has been set for killer Jeremy Bamber's latest legal action in his fight to overturn his convictions for murdering five relatives in Essex more than 25 years ago.

Two judges at the High Court will hear a judicial review application on Thursday November 29.

Bamber wants to challenge a refusal by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), the independent body which investigates possible miscarriages of justice, to refer his case back to the Court of Appeal to be looked at again.

Bamber, 51, who is serving a whole-life term for the 1985 killings, has always protested his innocence and claims his schizophrenic sister Sheila Caffell shot her family before turning the gun on herself in a remote Essex farmhouse.