David-Ryan James

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David-Ryan James was convicted of the murder of his estranged wife. The cause of death was the administration of veterinary drugs. The conviction was quashed on appeal, based on discovery of a note showing that the victim was intending to commit suicide.

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  • Offence: Murder
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: Staffordshire 
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 3.5
  • Offence convicted of: Murder
  • Year of crime: 1994
  • Year of initial conviction: 1995
  • Year conviction was overturned: 1998
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: Y
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Other
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Unknown
  • Retrial: No
  • Previous appeals: Unsuccessful appeal in 1996