David Bain

David Cullen Bain (born 27 March 1972) is a New Zealander who was convicted in May 1995 of the murders of his parents and siblings in Dunedin on 20 June 1994. Bain served 13½ years of a life sentence before successfully appealing his original convictions to the Privy Council in May 2007. Finding there had been a substantial miscarriage of justice, the Privy Council quashed his convictions and ordered a retrial. The second trial held in Christchurch ended with his acquittal on all charges in June 2009.Speculation about the case has continued after he was acquitted, including whether or not he should receive compensation for the 13 years he spent in prison.
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