Doctor appeals against manslaughter conviction

A West Australian doctor found guilty of the manslaughter of her abusive husband has lodged an appeal against her conviction.

Chamari Liyanage was acquitted in February of the June 2014 murder of her doctor husband Dinendra Athukorala and instead found guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter.

She was sentenced to four years in jail but with time already served could be eligible for parole as soon as