The family of a man from Brierley Hill in the Black Country, accused of beating his girlfriend to death in Crete in 2010, is flying out to the Greek island today hoping to clear his name.
Luke Walker, 24, was allowed to return to the UK last year.
His murder trial begins on Tuesday.
Heather Hyndman is hoping for answers as to exactly how and why her daughter, Chelsea, died in Crete.
Patrick Walker has told ITV News Central that he feels 'sick' at the thought of returning to the island of Crete for the trial of his son.
Luke Walker, from the Black Country, is accused of killing his girlfriend Chelsea Hyndman in May 2010.
Luke spent two and a half years in a Greek jail but was bailed in October 2012.
His father says the costly trial has left the family in debt.
The family of Luke Walker are flying to Crete today, hoping to clear his name.
The 24-year-old from Brierley Hill in the Black Country is accused of beating his girlfriend to death in May 2010.
The couple were in Malia when it's claimed Chelsea Hyndman collapsed with pains in her stomach. She was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery but died from her injuries.
It was three days later when Luke was arrested.
Greek prosecutors claimed she was beaten by Luke, but he says she fell during a night out.
He spent five months in jail in Crete awaiting his trial, he was then granted bail but was not allowed to leave the island.
In October 2012 his trial was adjourned and he was allowed to return to the UK.
He denies murder. The trial starts on Tuesday.
Judge Jonathon Teare imposed a 14-month jail suspended for two years for assaults that left a Nottinghamshire model scarred for life when her face went through a glass panel.
Lasha Horton, 23, needed over 30 stitches after the incident.
The judge described the assaults as "an entirely reckless act" that had left a young woman scarred for life.
He told Genavese Justin that the only reason she had not been sent to prison immediately was because that would have meant depriving her two-year-old daughter of her mother.
Magistrates in Leicestershire are more than twice as likely to send someone to prison compared to courts in other parts of the country.
New research from the Howard League for Penal Reform found that criminals in England and Wales face a postcode lottery when they're sentenced.
Magistrates' courts in Leicestershire handed down more than 18,000 sentences during 2011, of which 626 were custodial.
Magistrates in Leicestershire are more than twice as likely to send someone to prison compared with courts in other parts of the country.
Research by the Howard League for Penal Reform shows that people who have been convicted of a crime in England and Wales face a postcode lottery when they are sentenced.
The man on trial for the death of his girlfriend on the Greek island of Crete is now back in the UK on bail, he said will clear his name.Read the full story ›
Luke Walker the 24-year-old man on trial for the death of his girlfriend on the Greek island of Crete is now back in the UK on bail. This morning he appeared on Daybreak where he said "I have innocence on my side so I know I will be cleared".
He said the last two years had been hell for him and his family.
Luke Walker arrives back home in the Midlands for the first time since being arrested on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend in Greece.Read the full story ›