A groundbreaking ITV documentary will tonight reveal the inside story of a failed bid to clear the names of Sean ‘Shorty’ McHugh’s teenage killers. Inside the Court of Appeal includes the attempt of so-called ‘Laneheads’ gang member Joseph McGill to overturn his conviction for the murder of 19-year-old Mr McHugh. ITV cameras gained unprecedented access to the courtrooms in London’s Royal Courts of Justice, where appeals against convictions and sentences handed down in the nation’s Crown Courts are heard. An ITV spokesman said: “It features the raw emotion of families involved in crime and punishment – the tears, anger, bewilderment and even relief at the heart of criminal cases as they fight for what they believe to be justice for their loved ones.” In a killing that shocked Liverpool, five youths chased the terrified Mr McHugh into the back room of an launderette on Priory Road, Anfield, on September 30, 2013. The “leader” of the gang, then 19-year-old Reese O’Shaughnessey, wielded an antique sword-stick which at some point was plunged into Mr McHugh’s leg, causing catastrophic blood loss, although none of the gang admitted responsibility for the fatal blow and it was never proved definitively who struck it. O’Shaughnessey and… Read full this story
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