Gary Shaffi

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Gary Shaffi, and three co-defendants, were convicted of murder and robbery, in relation to the death of a 73 year old man. At trial, evidence was introduced from a jalihouse informant who testified that Shaffi confessed that he and three other men committed the crime, and several witnesses who testified that they saw the four men outside the victim’s house on the night of the crime. The conviction was quashed on appeal.

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  • Offence: Murder Robbery / burglary
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: East Riding of Yorkshire 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 3
  • Offence convicted of: Murder and Robbery
  • Year of crime: 1995
  • Year of initial conviction: 1997
  • Year conviction was overturned: 1998
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: Y
  • Tried with others: Y
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Unknown
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown