A memorial service has been held for a woman who died trying to clear her name after being convicted of killing her aunt.
Susan May from Oldham was found guilty of murder in 1992. She has always denied it, and was due to discover within weeks whether her latest appeal would be granted.
A memorial service has been held for a woman from Oldham who died trying to clear her name.
Susan May served 12 years in prison for killing her aunt in 1993, a crime she claimed she didn't commit has died.
Friends and family will hold the service later today.
Friends of Oldham woman Susan May, who was jailed for the murder of her elderly aunt, say they will carry on fighting to clear her name - even after her death.
– Sally Berlin, Crimimal Cases Review Commission
The Commission is very sorry to learn of Susan May’s death. It may be too early for Mrs May’s friends and family to want to think about or discuss what will happen now in relation to the CCRC’s review of the case._
We will of course be willing to discuss this with them whenever they are ready to do so. In the meantime, we will be continuing with the review of Mrs May’s conviction as before._
We are making progress in considering Arie Zeelenberg's report, with the help of another forensic expert. This is normal practice. We are continuing to work as quickly as we can and to make progress.