Jodi Jones murder

Jodi Jones murder

Mitchell's appeal rejected

Killer Luke Mitchell has failed in a bid to have his minimum jail term reduced.

Jodi Jones killer Luke Mitchell loses appeal to have jail term shortened

LUKE Mitchell has failed in an attempt to have his 20-year minimum jail term reduced for the murder of Jodi Jones.

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Killer Luke Mitchell fails to get sentence reduced

KILLER Luke Mitchell has failed in a bid to have his minimum jail term reduced.

Hearing may offer Mitchell appeal hope

THE conviction of Luke Mitchell could come under review if the Crown Office loses a landmark test case at the UK Supreme Court today.

Vow to clear Luke Mitchell

THE sister of the man who was cleared of murdering Crimewatch star Jill Dando has reportedly vowed to prove Luke Mitchell did not kill Jodi Jones.

Knife found near spot where Jodi Jones was murdered

A KNIFE said to bear the name "Luke" has been found in wasteland near the spot where Jodi Jones was murdered seven years ago.

Luke Mitchell appeals to have prison sentence cut for Jodi murder

ONE of Scotland's most notorious killers should have his minimum jail sentence cut for killing his 14-year-old girlfriend, because he was a child at the time of the crime, appeal judges were told yesterday.

Luke Mitchell appeal takes to the web

A NEW "official" website has been launched to support efforts to clear Luke Mitchell of the murder of Jodi Jones.

Jodi's killer still on loose says mother

THE mother of Luke Mitchell today claimed Jodi Jones' killer was still on the loose as it emerged that her son's defence team is preparing an appeal.

Morning Update: Killer Luke Mitchell mops up blood for prison job

CONVICTED killer Luke Mitchell has a job cleaning up blood in prison, it was reported today.

Luke Mitchell: Jodi killer Mitchell loses appeal

THE mother of murdered schoolgirl Jodi Jones spoke of her relief today after her daughter's killer failed in a bid to have his conviction overturned.

Urine under bed paints picture of oddball killer

Almost five years after the horrific murder of their carefree 14-year-old daughter on a woodland path near Dalkeith, Jodi Jones' family can today finally close the door on the court battle to ensure her killer receives justice. Crime Reporter ALAN McEWEN looks at the failed appeal by Luke Mitchell's lawyer to overturn his murder conviction.

How the case against Luke Mitchell unfolded

Timeline of events that led to today's appeal being thrown out.

Luke Mitchell loses murder appeal

TEENAGE killer Luke Mitchell today had his appeal against conviction for the murder of schoolgirl Jodi Jones thrown out by judges.

Luke Mitchell appeal verdict to be televised

LUKE MITCHELL'S appeal against his murder conviction is set to be filmed by the BBC when the result is announced in court on Friday.

Mitchell team in four-week evidence limit

LUKE MITCHELL'S defence lawyers have four weeks to find any new evidence that might clear him of murdering girlfriend Jodi Jones.

Mitchell legal team drops interest in Jodi 'suspect'

LAWYERS for Luke Mitchell have dropped their interest in one of two new "suspects" for the murder of Jodi Jones, it was announced yesterday.

'Police bullies aimed to break Mitchell into Jodi confession'

POLICE used bullying tactics to try to "break" Luke Mitchell into confessing to the murder of his girlfriend, Jodi Jones, it was alleged yesterday.

Refusal to move Mitchell's murder trial 'was a miscarriage of justice'

TEENAGER Luke Mitchell suffered a miscarriage of justice because his murder trial was held in Edinburgh, where there was widespread media speculation he had killed his girlfriend, it was claimed yesterday.

Mitchell faces DNA setback in appeal over Jodi murder

AN ATTEMPT by Luke Mitchell to blame two other men for the murder of his girlfriend, Jodi Jones, appeared to suffer a major setback yesterday.

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