Headless traveller killers to appeal

A FATHER and son who were jailed for life for the brutal execution of Northaw traveller John Finney are to appeal their murder convictions. Norman Jones, 51, and Joseph Jones, 24, were imprisoned for a combined 63 years in May after they were found guilty

A FATHER and son who were jailed for life for the brutal execution of Northaw traveller John Finney are to appeal their murder convictions.

Norman Jones, 51, and Joseph Jones, 24, were imprisoned for a combined 63 years in May after they were found guilty of killing, beheading and dismembering Mr Finney in February 2008.

But the WHT can now reveal the pair are seeking to overturn their convictions, having lodged appeals at the Royal Courts of Justice in London.

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