Convicted baby killer Keli Lane’s mission to clear her name

CONVICTED baby killer Keli Lane is on a desperate mission to prove her innocence and she has a growing army of supporters trying to help her clear her name.

Lane, who is serving 18 years in a Sydney jail for the murder of her two-day-old daughter Tegan, broke a 15-year silence to speak to journalist Caro Meldrum-Hanna for a bombshell TV documentary set to premiere in Australia tonight.

But even before she convinced the sceptical award-winning reporter to investigate her 2010 conviction, Lane had enlisted the help of a group of Melbourne law students and their lecturer.

Researchers from RMIT University’s Bridge of Hope Innocence Initiative have been quietly and painstakingly sifting through hundreds of pages of evidence and trial notes since receiving an impassioned letter from Lane in 2015.

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