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Sam Hallam Murder Appeal

Three judges are considering whether a man convicted of a Clerkenwell murder seven years ago was wrongly convicted.

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Sam Hallam conviction is quashed

Sam Hallam leaves the Court of Appeal yesterday. Credit: ITN

The Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction of Sam Hallam for murder. He was jailed in 2005 for the killing of trainee chef Essayas Kassahun. However, at his appeal yesterday, the prosecution decided it could not contest his case against the conviction.

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