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Milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel loses latest appeal against conviction

The father of the banker killed by milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel hopes a court's dismissal yesterday of her appeal against her murder conviction will end the saga and allow him to enjoy life as a "very lucky" grandfather.

Wednesday, 4 December, 2013, 11:23am 17 comments

Director of Public Prosecutions to retire around August

We gather that Kevin Zervos will be retiring from his position as director of public prosecutions around July or August. He resigned in November last year but it was unclear as to exactly when he would leave. He told Lai See: "I've got to make a move before I reach the retirement age to settle into a career that I can pursue because I don't want to stop working."

18 Apr 2013 - 5:33am

Nancy Kissel's milkshake misdeed costs us millions

We gather that milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel has been granted leave to appeal her conviction for murder. The appeal has been set down for three days in early October. She filed the appeal in February last year after withdrawing her application to serve her jail time in the US.

13 Apr 2013 - 4:51am 4 comments

Who said it?

Is there never an end to her machinations?

Bill Kissel, on the latest attempt by his daughter-in-law Nancy Kissel (pictured) to overturn her conviction for murdering his son in 2003

It's not convenient to talk about it

A spokesman for Baidu on the disappearance of purged party chief Zhao Ziyang (pictured) from its web-based encyclopaedia

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Kissel's new appeal bid blasted by her in-law

The father-in-law of milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel has denounced her latest attempt to seek an appeal.

'Is there never an end to her machinations?' asked Bill Kissel, the father of banker Robert Kissel, who was beaten to death in 2003.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Kissel's new appeal bid blasted by her in-law

The father-in-law of milkshake murderer Nancy Kissel has denounced her latest attempt to seek an appeal.

'Is there never an end to her machinations?' asked Bill Kissel, the father of banker Robert Kissel, who was beaten to death in 2003.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Kissel trial and appeals to cost taxpayers tens of millions

The legal fees run up by Nancy Kissel in fighting her first trial for the murder of her banker husband and two subsequent appeals against her conviction would amount to tens of millions of dollars, defence sources said yesterday - and taxpayers have to pay a big chunk.

10 May 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report headlined 'Judges roundly reject all Kissel's grounds for appeal' on City page one yesterday, Nancy Kissel should have been described as 'the mother of three'.

The error was introduced in the editing process.

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Court reserves judgment in Kissel appeal

The marathon debate in Nancy Kissel's appeal case ended yesterday with the three judges reserving judgment. Kissel, 44, was jailed for life in September 2005 after being found guilty of murdering her husband in the couple's luxury Parkview flat in 2003.

8 May 2008 - 12:00am

Kissel's mental state questioned

The jury at Nancy Kissel's murder trial should have been instructed to consider the defence of diminished responsibility even though she had instructed her legal team that she did not want to use it, the Court of Appeal heard yesterday.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Kissel 'breakdown' claims rejected as lies

Nancy Kissel lied about having a breakdown and not being able to remember details of the events leading to her killing of her husband, and the prosecution was entitled to try to disprove those claims, the Court of Appeal heard yesterday.

17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Kissel jury directive 'confusing'

The jury that three years ago convicted Nancy Kissel of murdering her banker husband did so after receiving contradictory and confusing instructions about the cornerstone of her defence, her counsel said yesterday.

16 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Judge's language may have baffled Kissel jury: lawyer

Hong Kong juries, while highly educated in most respects, would struggle with technical and long-winded legal arguments in English, counsel for Nancy Kissel argued yesterday.

It was the first day of Kissel's appeal against her 2005 conviction for the murder of her husband in November 2003.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Nancy Kissel launches bid to fight murder conviction

Defence will challenge judge's summing up at trial

The long-anticipated bid by Nancy Kissel for the right to appeal against her conviction three years ago for murdering her high-flying banker husband is scheduled to start in the Court of Appeal today.

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Kissel accuses book's author of distortion

'Gross mischaracterisation' of me and mine, says murderer

Nancy Kissel, who was imprisoned for life for murdering her millionaire banker husband, has accused the author of a new book on her case of presenting an inaccurate, distorted version of events and a 'gross mischaracterisation' of herself and the people around her.

26 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

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