A 25-year-old man from the Black Country is vowing to clear his name after being convicted of killing his girlfriend in Crete three years ago. Luke Walker has been given an eight-year suspended sentence.
He was initially charged with murdering Chelsea Hyndman, but that was downgraded to grievous bodily harm. He spoke exclusively to our reporter Rajiv Popat in Greece after the trial, and said he is the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
A 25-year-old man has been given an eight year suspended sentence after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend on the holiday island of Crete three years ago.
Luke Walker was found guilty of GBH leading to death after Chelsea Hyndman died on May 17, 2010.
He had been charged with and subsequently denied her murder but judges at his trial at Heraklion Mixed Criminal Court tonight accepted a motion from the public prosecutor to downgrade the murder charge after it was argued he did not intend to kill Miss Hyndman.
Walker was handed an eight-year suspended sentence.
The trial is due to start today of a man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in Greece.
Luke Walker, who's 25, will appear in court charged with murdering Chelsea Hyndman from Castleford on the island of Crete. The pair were working there together in 2010 when Chelsea died. Walker denies killing the 20-year-old and claims she fell during a night out.