Barri White, who was wrongly jailed for Rachel Manning's murder, said that he was "over the moon" that Shahidul Ahmed had been convicted of her murder.
He added adding that "justice has finally been done" and that he was "really happy that Rachel's family have finally got justice and the closure they deserve".
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