Ian Lawless

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Ian Lawless was convicted of the murder of Alf Wilkins, after making various confessions to third parties. His conviction was ruled unsafe after fresh medical evidence revealed that he had a pathelogical need for attention. The Court of Appeal were satisfied that this medical evidence might have affected the jury’s assessment of the reliability of his confession.

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