In June Eddie’s wife, Paula Gilfoyle, who was eight and a half months pregnant, committed suicide by hanging herself in the garage of their home in Upton. The meeting is part of an odyssey that began 16 years ago and will continue until the prisoner, Eddie Gilfoyle, is cleared of a crime he says he. Law: the expert view Eddie Gilfoyle’s case demands immediate action Justice on trial Eddie Gilfoyle free after maintaining innocence for 18 years in jail.

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Ironically, Halford was eddid for promoting Paul Caddick to sergeant and describes him as a “fine officer who has lost a career because of the Gilfoyle case”. Bootle Shocking video shows police officer ‘punched and bitten’ in street attack horror Officer taken to hospital after terrifying incident. Topics Crime Justice on trial.

Eddie Gilfoyle served 18 years in prison after being found guilty edddie a fatal attack on former factory worker Paula Gilfoyle. Start your free trial.

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Speaking to the Guardian inPiper said the idea of her mixing up the two sisters, as suggested by the police, was ridiculous.

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‘No hope of justice’ for Eddie Gilfoyle

Piper did not give evidence at Gilfoyle’s trial. More On Upton Wirral Crime. Alison Halford was deputy chief constable of Merseyside when Gilfoyle was convicted. We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details. She had heard rumours that he had left his place of work during the day and believed he had killed his wife in the afternoon.


She left the house at Our child, a daughter, would have been 16 now and every day I wonder how edeie would have turned out,” he said. This, the prosecution said, was a “practice noose” used by Gilfoyle. The home secretary should lift the lid on what has been a catalogue of errors resulting in the most unjust conviction of anybody in my 40 years in parliament.

It could be a run of the gilgoyle family get-together: Her edie was initially treated as suicide but police claimed Gilfoyle tricked her into writing the note and made her climb a ladder with a noose around her neck. He returned with his parents and Paul Caddick who, finding the keys to the garage, made the gruesome discovery.

Crime Taxi driver bitten in the face by passenger who stole his car and crashed it The private hire driver was left with facial injuries before his attacker drove off in the stolen car. On 4th JunePaula Gilfoyle, 32, was found hanging in the edsie of her marital home in Upton, Wirral.

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He recalls looking into the drawer in which the rope was subsequently found and it was not there. Two judges rule a decision not to refer his case back to the Court of the Appeal was not flawed. Right, Eddie in Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters.

He now says the note was “written, unaided, by Paula and is consistent with a very real determination to kill herself.

The marriage had been through a difficult period and, believing the note to mean Paula was leaving him, Gilfoyle drove to his parents’ house to seek advice. Former Lord Justice Sir Anthony Hooper said the challenge to establish innocence is tougher than ever before. All documents that are referred to, such as the original suicide letter, are available to be downloaded on the ‘Case Documents’ page.


Caddick urges anyone who saw Paula Gilfoyle on the day she died to come forward, even if they have already spoken to the police. The Falklands veteran served 18 years in jail, always protesting his innocence.

Following Paula’s death, members of her family approached the police saying they did not believe she had taken her own life. Your subscription will end shortly. Reporter Mark Daly looks into whether the Criminal Cases Review Commission, the body tasked with probing alleged Miscarriages of Justice, is fit for purpose.

She edide calls for “those responsible for his wrongful conviction to be called to account”. Following Gifoyle conviction, Canter spoke to Paul Gi,foyle and others and looked at other notes between Eddie and Paula – which he hadn’t seen before the trial.

Eddie has spent 18 years in jail and has always protested his innocence. Gilfoyle’s case has twice been referred gilfyle to the court of appeal, but his claim to be a victim of a miscarriage of justice has been rejected. Although Canter’s evidence was not put before the jury at Gilfoyle’s trial, it formed part of the prosecution case — and was used in the opening address by the crown.

In the evening of 4 Juneyear-old Paula Gilfoyle was found hanging from a beam in the garage of the family home in Upton, Wirral. Subscribe now and get unlimited digital access on web and our smartphone and tablet apps, free for your first month. There were no such marks on Paula’s body.

Gilfoyle was arrested and a murder investigation began. Read the full article.