Sgt Danny Nightingale


Below, you can find a list of the posts in relation to Sgt Nightingale. They are in reverse chronological order, with the most recent at the top.


Convicted after a retrial. Sentence deferred. (coming soon)

Abuse of process application


Conviction appeal

Conviction quashed  – retrial ordered

Conviction appeal hearing date – 13 March 2013


Sentence appeal

CMAC says it’s just and fair to reduce his sentence

Appeal judgment

What’s the basis for reducing his sentence?

Successful appeal against sentence – immediate release


Original conviction

Why it doesn’t matter that Nightingale ‘forgot’ he had the weapon

Is his sentence too short?

Background information

6 thoughts on “Sgt Danny Nightingale

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  6. Gilberto

    Hi there just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the
    images aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same outcome.


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