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Hallam: 'So glad to be home'

Sam Hallam who has had his conviction for murder quashed after seven years in jail has exclusively told ITV London Tonight he is "still in shock but I’m just so happy to be home." His mother has said "a lot of people let him down.”

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Sam Hallam freed on bail from the Court of Appeal

24-year-old Sam Hallam was released from the Court of Appeal today, more than six years after being jailed for a crime he says he never committed. Today in court the prosecution said they would not fight his appeal.

His lawyers told the court there had been a "serious miscarriage of justice" and that he should never have been imprisoned.

Hallam was convicted of murdering Essayas Kassahun, a trainee chef found stabbed to death in Clerkenwell in London. Lady Justice Hallet said the court would give its full ruling tomorrow. Ronke Philips reports.

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