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Cleared husband criticises police

A man cleared of the murder of his Welsh wife on their honeymoon in India, after first being imprisoned for 16 months, has criticised South Wales Police for their handling of his case.

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Wife fell 80ft down steep gorge on Indian honeymoon

Colette Davies died after falling from a gorge in India in 2004.

John Clifton Davies, who is originally from Milton Keynes, was accused of killing his wife Colette to claim £132,000 in her life insurance payout.

They married in 2003, and went on a delayed honeymoon to India 14 months later.

A week into the holiday, Colette fell more than 80ft from a viewing point at a steep gorge in the Imichal Pradesh region.

Her body was flown back to her home town of Bridgend where she was cremated after an inquest recorded an open verdict.

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