Danny Nightingale 'humbled' by public support

Freed SAS sniper Danny Nightingale
Freed SAS sniper Danny Nightingale Credit: ITV News

Freed SAS sniper Danny Nightingale told ITV News he was overwhelmed by the support he had received from the public. He said being away from his family, in particular his "amazing" wife Sally, was the hardest thing about his stay in prison. He said:

"The hardest thing was firstly, not being with the family, and then I am young, I am used to being outdoors, I am used to running around. It was hard being there and not being with my family. "

"Sally has been amazing in this, [...] she has been so courageous in how she has conducted herself, and the dignity in how she has done it has been great. The public's support has been very very humbling, it has been such a humbling experience."

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Freed SAS sniper returns home

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale is enjoying his first weekend at home after being released from jail following his appeal victory. Before getting a hero's welcome back in Crewe, he told ITV News he was humbled by the public support for his case.