SAS sniper to face retrial

Ex SAS sniper sergeant Danny Nightingale will face a retrial for illegally possessing a pistol. The Iraq veteran won an appeal against a conviction for illegally possessing a pistol last month but a military court has ruled he will face a retrial.

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Sally Nightingale: We would love this to be dropped

Sally Nightingale, the wife of SAS sniper Danny Nightingale told Daybreak she feels "nervous" about today's hearing, where her husband will learn whether his legal ordeal is at an end.

Sally Nightingale, wife of SAS sniper Danny Nightingale Credit: Daybreak

Last month Danny Nightingale won an appeal against a conviction for illegally possessing a pistol last month, but may still face a re-trial.

Sally told Daybreak the court process has cost the family around £150,000 so far, she said, "what we ultimately would love, for this to just be dropped, that would be the ultimate goal."

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