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Falconio killer withdraws an appeal against his conviction

Bradley Murdoch was convicted of the murder of Peter Falconio Credit: ITV Meridian

The man convicted of murdering a Brighton backpacker in Australia - has withdrawn an appeal against his conviction.

Bradley Murdoch is serving a life sentence for killing Peter Falconio in the outback in 2001.

Peter Falconio disappeared in Australia in 2001 Credit: ITV Meridian

Peter was traveling with his girlfriend - who's from the Sussex city - when he disappeared. His body has never been found. Murdoch wanted his conviction quashed due to what his lawyers called a 'miscarriage of justice'.