Trial to open in Paris of Briton accused of filmmaker's murder

A Paris court will next week try in absentia Ian Bailey, 62, a British expatriate living in west Cork, Ireland, who is accused of the 1996 murder there of French filmmaker Sophie Toscan du Plantier which Bailey denies committing but says he will 'almost certainly' be convicted of.  

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After 23 years of trying to clear his name, Ian Bailey is bracing for the appellation he has always dreaded: convicted murderer, reports The Guardian.