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Timeline of the Jill Dando murder case

  • 26 April 1999 – Jill Dando is fatally shot outside her home in Fulham in south west London
  • 25 May 2000 – Police arrest 40 year old Barry George on suspicion of murder and he is charged 4 days later
  • 26 February 2001 – The trial of Barry George begins. He denies murder
  • 2 July 2001 – The accused is found guilty and convicted of Jill Dando’s murder. He is sentenced to life in prison
  • 1 August 2008 – Barry George is found not guilty of Jill Dando’s murder following a retrial

Barry George compensation decision due

Barry George has challenged a decision to deny him compensation Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive

Barry George, who spent eight years in prison after being wrongly convicted of the murder of TV presenter Jill Dando, will learn today whether he has won a High Court battle for compensation as a victim of a "miscarriage of justice".

Read more on ITV News London.

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