Clayton Weatherston to appeal conviction

Such is the utter disregard for the feelings of others that the Narcissist in his quest to avoid shame will go on and on hurting others.

They may not be clinically insane but in Holland we have a special prison for them and no matter if they are ever released they will always be monitored.

Clayton Weatherston will be appealing his conviction.

The former Otago University tutor was found guilty in July of the murder of Sophie Elliott. He was given a life sentence with a minimum non-parole period of 18 years last month.

A Court of Appeal spokeswoman has confirmed Weatherston’s lawyers have today lodged an appeal against the conviction.

Last week his family said Weatherston wouldn’t appeal his conviction and was deeply remorseful.

“I believe he felt that all along,” Angela Muir told the Herald on Sunday. “He is not a monster and he is not a killer in the true sense of the word. He might have done it but he is not a murderer in the true sense – he was defending himself.”

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