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Kissel bid to appeal against second murder conviction

Milkshake murderess Nancy Kissel has filed an application for leave to appeal against her latest conviction.

Kissel (pictured) was jailed for life a second time for beating her husband to death after a retrial last year.

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 12:00am

Lai See

Nancy Kissel murder case may yet rise from the dead

There is speculation in legal circles that Nancy Kissel, Hong Kong's notorious 'milkshake murderess', may be preparing to seek leave to appeal against her conviction for murder.

16 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Kissel trial to go ahead in January

The trial of Nancy Kissel, the American mother-of-three accused of murdering her banker husband Robert in their Parkview, Tai Tam, flat in 2003 will take place in January. A court yesterday refused her application for a permanent stay of proceedings.

Kissel, 46, is charged with one count of murder over the death of Robert Kissel on November 2, 2003.

20 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Big turnaround in demeanour

The last time Nancy Kissel was in court, she appeared pale, emaciated and dazed. The 44-year-old walked with the help of two security guards who led her to the dock. She smiled weakly at friends and relatives.

That was in October when the Court of Appeal rejected her bid to overturn a 2005 conviction for murdering her husband Robert.

11 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Thursday Thinktank

Five things we're all wondering about

1 Artillery shell detonated in Tamar site ... a few blocks away, HSBC dropped a bomb of their own on 450 employees.

2 Kissel movie premieres in US ... so much for retaining our intellectual properties.

20 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Obsession of the first degree

On September 1, 2005, the world was transfixed by the horrible aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the biggest natural disaster to strike the US.

In Hong Kong, a tragedy of a different sort was unravelling. Although by no means comparable to Katrina in magnitude, the shock and damage to those affected was of no lesser degree.

7 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Kissel's lawyers submit appeal papers

Lawyers for Nancy Kissel, who was convicted two years ago of bashing her banker husband to death, handed submissions to the Court of Appeal yesterday. The body of Robert Kissel, head of Asian distressed debt for Merrill Lynch, was found on November 6, 2003, wrapped in a rug in a storeroom at the luxury Parkview estate where the couple lived.

7 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Rumours abound as police search for a motive

As police narrow down the list of possible motives behind the stabbing of Andrew Kissel, theories as to who really brought about the demise of the disgraced property tycoon are flying.

7 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Police deny leads on Kissel's lover

Police have closed investigations into the murder of investment banker Robert Kissel and, contrary to reports, are not pursuing inquiries into his wife's lover, Michael Del Priore.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

A 'bad mother' prone to violent rages

Robert Kissel had told friends his spendthrift wife had become a bad mother 'prone to violent rages' and that he had considered trying to win custody of the children when he divorced her.

Colleagues have also confirmed that on the Sunday he was killed by his wife he had intended to tell her the marriage was over.

3 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Kissel killed husband in self-defence, then 'melted down', says counsel

Nancy Kissel was 'in fear for her life' as she beat her husband to death with a lead statue after he threatened to kill her, her lawyer told the Court of First Instance yesterday.

30 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Kissel trial hears how victim's Web history was traced

A dozen curious children made an appearance at Nancy Kissel's murder trial yesterday as a computer forensic expert explained how the defence came to suggest Kissel's husband had searched for homosexual and pornographic websites.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Kissel tells of physical, sexual abuse

Defendant says brutal husband was driven by power, money, whisky and drugs

Nancy Kissel had to endure night after night of sexual and physical assault from her husband as cocaine, whisky, power and money changed him, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

2 Aug 2005 - 12:00am