Susan Neill Fraser Short Biography Wiki
The second attempt to release Hobart’s killer and grandmother, Susan Neill Fraser, was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
In a landmark decision, a Judge has granted convicted murderer Susan Neill-Fraser leave to appeal her conviction. The decision follows #60Mins‘ exclusive interview with crucial witness, Meaghan Vass, who told @LiamBartlett9 she witnessed Bob Chappell’s murder. pic.twitter.com/rBoXqZPdOD
— 60 Minutes Australia (@60Mins) March 24, 2019
Susan Neill Fraser Age
She is 66 years old.
Susan Neill Fraser Convicted
Neill-Fraser, 66, was convicted ten years ago of the murder of his partner Bob Chappell on the couple’s yacht on Australia Day 2009.
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Susan Neill Fraser Appeal against Conviction
His appeal against the conviction is expected to be heard by the Tasmanian Supreme Court in late May.
But it was delayed until at least August due to the social distance and travel restrictions of COVID-19.
Neill-Fraser’s interstate counsel and the Chief Prosecutor agreed that the hearing could not be conducted by video link due to its complexity.
The hearing was scheduled for two weeks from August 17, with a fortnight in early November as a second option if lawyers are not available or if there are virus restrictions.
“We have to have a ‘plan B’ … because we just don’t know what the situation will be with the coronavirus,” said judge Helen Wood at the Hobart Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Another information session will take place on June 22.
Susan Neill Fraser 23 years behind Bars
Neill-Fraser is 23 years behind bars for the murder of Chappell, whose body has never been found, on the Four Winds boat moored at Sandy Bay.
She claims that there is new and convincing evidence that the homeless teenager Meaghan Vass was on the yacht and that Chappell was attacked while Vass was there.
Susan Neill Fraser First Appeal was Dismissed
Neill-Fraser’s first appeal from conviction was dismissed by the Criminal Court of Appeal in 2012.