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Gosnell appealing conviction and sentence

Tue 29 Apr 2014 In: New Zealand Daily News

Gavin Gosnell is today appealing his conviction and sentence for the murder of gay Christchurch teenager Hayden Miles. He’s not happy with the work of his lawyer Craig Ruane, in the trial where he was found guilty and ultimately jailed for 18 years for killing Miles, who was beaten to death and dismembered in 2011. Gosnell has told the Court of Appeal today Ruane was not his choice of lawyer, bullied him into not giving evidence, did not act in his best interests, and looked at him as if he was "guilty as". Read more on Stuff hereThe court has reserved its decision.     

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Tuesday, 29th April 2014 - 1:24pm

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