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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Eddie Gilfoyle

Eddie and Paula Gilfoyle on their wedding day, left. 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.

Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access. On 4th JunePaula Gilfoyle, 32, was found hanging in the garage of her marital home in Upton, Wirral. They sit in comfortable chairs around a small table and, over coffee, proudly show him pictures of the event. The case was settled out of court. Gilfoyle was arrested and a murder investigation began.

Piper did not give evidence at Gilfoyle’s trial. However, it was Paula’s sister, Susan, who was in the post office.

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. Whatever happened afterwards, there is no doubt that Eddie Gilfoyle was at work — an eight-minute drive from home — at around Gilfoyle’s lawyer, Matt Foot, believes his client has been let down at every stage of the criminal justice system and that there is nothing safe about his conviction.


Right, Eddie in Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters. Channel 4 accepted that the officer had not behaved corruptly.

They took the suicide note to Professor David Canter, a pioneer of criminal profiling in the UK, who considered that it contained characteristics that were consistent with both Eddie and Paula’s writing styles. More On Upton Wirral Crime. This, the prosecution said, was a “practice noose” used by Gilfoyle.

We implore you to read further about this case, we work with facts and evidence, and all erdie ask is that you make up your own mind based on what you read and the evidence that has been exposed. He has now used the last decade-and-a-half dismantling the evidence that convicted his wife’s brother of murder.

Nineteen days after Paula’s death, on 23 June, a tilfoyle scientist, Phillip Rydeard was at the Gilfoyle home with the police.

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

We have noticed that there is an issue with your subscription billing details. A booklet about the case, produced by the veteran campaigner Paul MayChair of the Eddie Gilfoyle Support Groupis available for you to download here: Whatever the reasons, the officer’s actions prevented an accurate reading of the body temperature being taken, which could have established the time of death, a factor that was later to be crucial.

Accordingly, it appears Piper is mistaken in regard to her recollection. Crime Frenzied passenger did THIS to Delta driver after being asked not to spill drink The driver was left with bite marks to his face after the passenger launched himself at him.


Gilfoyle’s case has twice been referred back to the court of appeal, but his claim to be a victim of a miscarriage of justice has been rejected. You are currently logged out.

Speaking to the Guardian inPiper said the idea of her mixing up the two sisters, as suggested by the police, was ridiculous. Although Canter’s evidence was not put before the jury at Gildoyle trial, it formed part of the prosecution case — and was used in the opening address by the crown. On the same day, a local woman, Maureen Piper, told police she had spoken to Paula in the local post office at All documents that are referred to, such as the original suicide letter, are available to be downloaded on the ‘Case Documents’ page.

In particular, two of her friends said that Paula had told them that her husband was doing a course on suicide at work — he was a hospital technician — and he had asked her to write suicide letters, which he dictated. M56 Driver clocked exdie HUGE speed on the M56 is stopped by police year-old edrie summonsed to court after edde spotted shattering the speed limit.

Piper also told two other friends, the day after the death, that she “saw her yesterday in the post office”.

He later told investigators that his gilvoyle was taken to “preserve her dignity”. Following Paula’s death, members of her family approached the police saying they did not believe she had taken her own life.

Echo Arena One year on: Eddie has spent 18 years in jail and has always protested his innocence.