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JUST HOURS after
the Court of Appeal in Belfast cleared him of murder, Glasgow
man Iain Gordon visited the 'Free Press' office in Stranraer.
And he praised
lawyer Margo Harvey for what she had done to persuade the
court to clear his name of a murder he was convicted of nearly
50 years ago.
"I don't think
any praise is too high for Margo" he
told the 'Free Press' in an exclusive interview.
And he pledged
that all the work she has done on his behalf, so far without
payment, will be rewarded out of any compensation package
a long day for the group. An early morning Stena sailing got
them to Belfast ready for the court hearing then it was back
to Stranraer. On Wednesday night, Mr Gordon and the group
had a celebratory drink in The Grapes pub. And on Thursday
morning he visited the 'Free Press' office to thank the newspaper
for the publicity given earlier this year when the Appeal
Court indicated the conviction was to be overturned with written
He said "
I was determined I would keep on going until my name was
cleared. But I could not have done it without Margo, Andrew
Nicol and investigative journalist John Linklater".