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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