John Heibner's appeal fails, but 40-year fight against murder conviction goes on

PUBLISHED February 7, 2014

John Heibner, who was convicted of a murder nearly 40 years ago, has lost his long battle to prove his innocence. The appeal against his conviction for murdering Beatrice Gold has been turned down, bringing to an end, at least for the time being, a high-profile case seen by some as one of Britain's longest-running miscarriages of justice.

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