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Ex-SAS sniper found guilty

Former SAS sniper Sgt Danny Nightingale has been convicted by a court martial board of possessing a Glock 9mm pistol and 338 rounds of ammunition, which were found in his bedroom in September 2011.

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Sentencing to take account of Nightingale's 'fine record'

Colonel Charles Barnett, from the Services Prosecuting Authority, said outside the court:

Sgt Nightingale has now had the trial which he requested, which is his right to seek. He has now been convicted by the board.

His fine record as a soldier is a matter that will no doubt be considered carefully when the board considers his sentence.

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