Luke Walker appealing sentence

A man convicted of killing his girlfriend on the holiday island of Crete three years ago, is appealing against his conviction,

Luke Walker from Brierley Hill was found guilty of GBH leading to death after Chelsea Hyndman died on May 17, 2010.

The 25-year-old has been handed an eight-year suspended sentence on the condition that he pays 10,000 euros in bail money.

Luke's father, Patrick, told ITV News Central the family are 'confident' he will be acquitted in the appeal court.

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Man killed girlfriend in Crete

A man from Brierley Hill in the Black Country has been convicted of killing his girlfriend. Luke Walker was originally charged with murder - now downgraded to grievous bodily harm leading to death. He was given an 8 year suspended sentence.