Jailed marine Alexander Blackman freed from prison
Sgt Alexander Blackman had his murder conviction reduced to manslaughter
The Royal Marine jailed for shooting dead a wounded Taliban fighter has been released from prison.
Sgt Alexander Blackman received a life term in 2013 for murder, but his conviction was reduced to manslaughter.
The 42-year-old from Taunton, Somerset, served more than three years of a seven-year sentence.
Judges at the Court Martial Appeal Court were told he had a recognised mental illness at the time of the killing in September 2011.
Blackman - who was known as Marine A during the original trial process and fully identified when he was convicted - was serving his sentence at Erlestoke Prison, near Devizes, Wiltshire. He was released at 00:18 BST.