LOYAL supporters of convicted killer Jeremy Bamber believe they are a step closer to getting his appeal granted. 
Almost 50 members of the Jeremy Bamber Innocence Campaign attended an online meeting on Wednesday to discuss fresh evidence relating to his case. 
Bamber, now 60, is serving a life sentence after being convicted of murdering five family members at White House Farm, Tolleshunt D’Arcy.
New evidence was sent to the Criminal Case Review Commission (CCRC) in March with Bamber hoping the submissions will achieve a speedy referral to the Court of Appeal. 
During the meeting Yvonne Hartley, co-administrator of the campaign, told the dozens of supporters in attendance about Bamber’s ten alibis which were sent to the CCRC. 
She said there were multiple grounds which prove Bamber’s sister Sheila Caffell was alive in the farmhouse until the raid team entered the house. 
“Bamber was standing outside the house in the company of police officers when activity was logged as occurring within the house, therefore, he cannot have been involved,” she added. 
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Bamber met the police outside the house at 3.50am on August 7 1985 having told them his father Nevill had called and said his sister had a gun. 
Ms Hartley said: "Jeremy, Sgt Bews and PC Myall did a recce of the house within minutes of arriving at the scene, and movement was seen through the main bedroom window which caused them to duck behind a hedge and then run back to the control vehicle and call for firearms assistance.
She added: “It means he has an alibi because he was outside with a police officer while Sheila was inside with a gun. 
“When police entered the house they found her dead from gun wounds.”
Bamber's team said the evidence was in 347,000 pages of evidence which were originally withheld from Bamber under public interest immunity laws which no longer apply after 30 years.
Ms Hartley said Bamber has been allocated a case review manager and is hopeful to hear an update soon. 
Bewes had later contradicted the account saying he believe the movement to have been the reflection of the moon in the window.
Bamber has had two previous appeals against conviction rejected and also had a High Court challenge to the CCRC’s refusal to refer his case for another appeal rejected in 2012.
The campaign group runs monthly meetings and now has a podcast. To hear it visit, jeremy-bamber.co.uk.