Wife of jailed Marine thanks public for support

A new campaign has begun to free Sgt Alexander Blackman.

The wife of a Royal Marine convicted of murdering an injured Taliban gunman, has today thanked supporters who've backed a new campaign to reopen his case.

Seargant Alexander Blackman from Taunton was jailed after shooting the Taliban fighter in Afghanistan - the man had already been wounded in battle. A top lawyer has now been secured to examine Sergant Blackman's case, and pressure is mounting ahead of a parliamentary debate tomorrow. His wife Claire says they will not give up.