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Game Over for Scott Watson says author

Game Over for Scott Watson says author

Investigative journalist Ian Wishart says a new revelation from water taxi driver Guy Wallace is "game over" for Scott Watson's innocence campaign.

At Watson's trial in 1999 Guy Wallace was adamant he had met the mystery man drinking in the Furneaux Lodge garden bar, and seen his name on a beer bottle being kept in the bar fridge.

Wallace told the court that try as he might he could no longer remember the name.

But yesterday in a radio interview, Wallace told the story of how he met Scott Watson in the garden bar where he'd been keeping his beer bottle in the fridge.

Wishart, who has just released a free book on the case online, says Wallace's subconscious memory has delivered crucial new information on the case.

"The name on that beer bottle in the fridge has eluded investigators for 20 years. Now, unprompted, Wallace has linked it to Watson.

"This is game over for Scott Watson. A name long buried in Guy Wallace's memory of the mystery man has resurfaced, and that name turns out to be Scott Watson. I give the Royal Prerogative of Mercy Application zero chance now. It's over."

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