Jodi Jones murder trial

Jodi Jones murder trial

Mitchell's appeal rejected

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

Killer Luke Mitchell fails to get sentence reduced

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

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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.

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.

'New evidence' in Jodi murder appeal

LAWYERS for teenage killer Luke Mitchell believe there is new evidence regarding two suspects which could persuade appeal judges that he suffered a miscarriage of justice at his trial.

Could Mitchell be innocent of Jodi murder?

A WIND chime dangles in the front window of murdered schoolgirl Jodi Jones' Dalkeith home, a clutch of yellow sunflowers suspended alongside metal tubes which sway and catch the afternoon sunlight.

Drug addict linked to murder of Jodi

LAWYERS for Luke Mitchell are set to apply for his temporary freedom after the emergence of dramatic new evidence suggesting a drug addict who fantasised about killing women may have murdered Jodi Jones.

Mitchell wins right to appeal

TEENAGE killer Luke Mitchell will appeal against his conviction on the basis that the trial should not have been held in the Capital.

Killer Mitchell in court for Jodi murder appeal

TEENAGE killer Luke Mitchell was in court today to begin his fight for freedom.

Jodi's killer 'has cushy life behind bars'

TEENAGE killer Luke Mitchell has a cushy life behind bars, living in a cell filled with all mod cons, according to a letter allegedly sent to a female prisoner.

Mitchell wins right to appeal Jodi verdict

THE teenage killer of Dalkeith schoolgirl Jodi Jones has been given leave to appeal his murder conviction.

Mitchell wins permission to challenge conviction

LUKE Mitchell, the teenager convicted of murdering schoolgirl Jodi Jones, has been granted leave to appeal against the verdict, it emerged last night.

Jodi killer's defence bill costliest in Scots history

TEENAGE murderer Luke Mitchell has cost the taxpayer more money in legal bills than any other defendant tried on Scottish soil.

Luke Mitchell lawyer leaves Crown counsel

THE lawyer who successfully prosecuted Luke Mitchell is set to leave Edinburgh's Crown counsel as part of a shake-up.

Evening News cleared over naming killer Luke Mitchell

THE Evening News has been cleared of breaking the law by reporting that Luke Mitchell had been charged with the murder of his Midlothian girlfriend Jodi Jones.

Jodi Jones killer lodges 13 grounds for appeal

THE teenage killer of schoolgirl Jodi Jones has lodged 13 separate grounds for appeal, claiming he is the victim of a miscarriage of justice.

Jodi's killer begins bid to overturn conviction

TEENAGE killer Luke Mitchell has launched a last-minute appeal against his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Jodi Jones and mutilating her body.

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