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Ipswich: Serial killer Steve Wright reportedly set to launch third bid for freedom

05:42 04 December 2012

Steve Wright has reportedly launched a fresh bid for freedom

Steve Wright has reportedly launched a fresh bid for freedom

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SUFFOLK serial killer Steve Wright has launched a third bid for freedom, it’s been reported.

Wright, 54, was jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering five prostitutes in the Ipswich area over five days in December 2006.

His brother David, 53, who regularly visits Wright at Long Lartin Prison in Worcestershire, confirmed to a national newspaper he is lining up a fresh bid to overturn his conviction.

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  • appeal , should have been the death penalty

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    Lee mundy

    Sunday, December 9, 2012

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