Alan Charlton conviction for Karen Price murder sent to appeal

One of Wales' most infamous murder cases is being referred back to the Court of Appeal by the official body that handles possible miscarriages of justice.

The move comes more than thirty years after the disappearance of Cardiff teenager Karen Price in the so called 'Body in the Carpet' killing.

Alexandra Lodge reports.

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Second 'body in carpet' conviction under scrutiny

Idris Ali, 48, was convicted in 1991 of murdering 15-year-old Karen Price. The Criminal Cases Review Commission said it had invited Mr Ali to apply to them for a review of his conviction and has now received his application.