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.

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Released SAS sniper enjoying first free weekend at home

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale is enjoying his first weekend at home after being released from jail following his appeal victory.

The 37-year-old received a hero's return as he arrived back at his home in Crewe late last night, with family and friends gathered alongside a large "Welcome Back" banner.

Sergeant Nightingale told reporters he would spend the weekend with his family before renewing the fight to clear his name.

Sgt Nightingale was originally given 18 months' military detention for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition, before three appeal judges cut the term to a suspended 12 months on Thursday, prompting his release.

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