SAS sniper wife: "Thrilled" at verdict

Appeal judges said Sgt Nightingale's sentence would be cut from 18 months to 12 months and suspended.

They said he could be released immediately.

Sgt Nightingale's wife Sally, 38, wept at the verdict.

She was lost for words but nodded when asked if she was "thrilled".

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SAS sniper wins appeal

Danny Nightingale, the SAS sniper from Cheshire jailed for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition, has won his appeal against his conviction