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Convicted killer to appeal sentence a decade after guilty verdict

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The appeal of convicted killer and grandmother Susan Neill-Fraser will be heard by a Tasmanian court in May, a decade after she was found guilty.

The appeal of convicted killer and grandmother Susan Neill-Fraser will be heard by a Tasmanian court in May, a decade after she was found guilty.

Ms Neill-Fraser is serving 23 years' jail for the murder of partner Bob Chappell, who disappeared from the couple's newly purchased 'Four Winds' yacht - moored in Hobart's Sandy Bay on Australia Day 2009.

In a directions hearing in Hobart's Supreme Court today, May 25 was set down as the start date for her appeal which relies on "fresh and compelling" evidence.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/appeal-date-for-susan-neillfraser-over-murder-of-partner-bob-chappell-hobart-tasmania-crime/0f091ee4-f0a0-415f-8107-32d6b14c5c2c

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