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23 November 2017, 14:42
An Army sergeant will face a retrial on charges of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute - after the first jury failed to reach verdicts.
Emile Cilliers, 37, of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, denied during a seven-week trial at Winchester Crown Court two charges of attempted murder and a third count of damaging a gas fitting.
His wife Victoria suffered near-fatal injuries when she took part in a jump at the Army Parachute Association at Netheravon, Wiltshire, on Easter Sunday in April 2015.
The highly experienced parachuting instructor's main and reserve parachutes had failed to open.
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