Grandma who murdered her wealthy partner on their yacht on Australia Day LOSES ...

Grandma who murdered her wealthy partner on their yacht on Australia Day LOSES ...
Grandma who murdered her wealthy partner on their yacht on Australia Day LOSES ...
Grandma who murdered her wealthy partner on their yacht on Australia Day LOSES her appeal - but her daughter insists family will not give up legal fight to clear her name Susan Neill-Fraser got 23 years' jail for 2009 murder of Bob Chappell Launched appeal based on 'fresh and compelling evidence' Appeal was dismissed by Tasmania's Court of Criminal Appeal Neill-Fraser's daughter said family will keep fighting 'miscarriage of justice' 

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Convicted murderer Susan Neill-Fraser has lost her latest bid for freedom, with a Tasmanian court dismissing the Hobart grandmother's appeal.

The 67-year-old was found guilty in 2010 of murdering Bob Chappell on the couple's yacht while it was moored off Hobart on Australia Day the year prior.

She was sentenced to 23 years' jail but launched an appeal several years ago under new laws based on the argument there was "fresh and compelling" evidence in the case.

Tasmania's Court of Criminal Appeal dismissed her appeal on Tuesday.

Two of the three judges on the deciding panel, Justice Helen Wood and Robert Pearce, dismissed the appeal, although Justice Stephen Estcourt said he would order a retrial.

"After careful consideration of this appeal I have reached the conclusion that the evidence relied upon ... is not fresh, not compelling," Justice Wood said.

"There has not been a substantial miscarriage of justice."

Sue Neill-Fraser (pictured) has spent 11 years behind bars for the murder of her partner on their yacht in Tasmania on Australia Day in 2009 - and now that her appeal has failed, she won't be getting out anytime soon

Sue Neill-Fraser (pictured) has spent 11 years behind bars for

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