Wife makes bid to clear Marine A's name

The wife of a former Royal Marine from Taunton found guilty of murdering a Taliban fighter is submitting a bid to the Criminal Cases Review Commission to have his case referred back to the Court of Appeal. Psychiatrists claim Alexander Blackman was suffering from a 'recognised mental illness' at the time that went undiagnosed.

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Frederick Forsyth says the legal procedure was 'absolutely flawed'

Frederick Forsyth says the whole legal procedure surrounding Marine A was "absolutely flawed" and therefore the verdict was "unsafe".

The famous author has thrown his support behind a campaign to get Alexander Blackman's case referred back to the court of appeal. He has helped the family pay for fresh legal advice:

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