Saturday, March 1, 2014

Susan Neill Fraser; Australia; Setback; Her supporter's have vowed to fight on - in spite of a coroner's decision that there is no need for a full inquest into the death of her partner Robert Chappell; The Mercury.

STORY: Supporters of Susan Neill Fraser vow to fight on against her murder conviction," by Michelle Payne, published by the Mercury on January 25, 2014;

PHOTO CAPTION: "Susan Neill Fraser on Four Winds in Sydney Harbour in 2008. Her supporters say the coroner's report has done nothing to alter their campaign."

PHOTO CAPTION:  Robert Chappell sailing his yacht Four Winds in January 2009. Susan Neill-Fraser is serving 23 years in Risdon Prison after being convicted of his murder.

GIST: Supporters of Susan Neill-Fraser have vowed to fight on against her murder conviction despite a coroner finding there was no need for a full inquest into the death of her partner, Robert Chappell........."I adopt the findings in the criminal proceedings that Mr Chappell was killed following an attack by Ms Neill-Fraser when they were on board the vessel Four Winds when it was anchored at Battery Point in Hobart and that he must have been either dead or deeply unconscious when his body was placed into the sea at or near that place," Mr Hay said in his report, released yesterday. "The cause of his death by asphyxia due to drowning cannot be ruled out." He said he was satisfied Fraser-Neill acted alone and that some of the public interest had been based upon "mere speculation".
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