UK News: Fresh hope US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas could be extradited to the UK as footage of her crashing into British motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, is among evidence handed to prosecutors - - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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UK News Fresh hope US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas could be extradited to the UK as footage of her crashing into British motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, is among evidence handed to prosecutors

11:00  21 october  2019
11:00  21 october  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Harry Dunn's family appeal for witnesses to fatal crash

  Harry Dunn's family appeal for witnesses to fatal crash The family whose son died in a crash involving a diplomat's wife have launched an appeal for witnesses to who may have seen her as she left to return to the US. Harry Dunn,19, died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside an RAF base in August.Anne Sacoolas,43, the wife of a US diplomat, was granted diplomatic immunity after the crash.The teenagers's parents, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn have now taken their fight for justice to the US.They plan to visit both New York and Washington DC to whip up support from Americans and put pressure on the US government to "do the right thing".

into British motorcyclist Harry Dunn , 19 , is among evidence handed to prosecutors . The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Anne Sacoolas , 42, driving on the wrong Then an extradition request could be made to the US for her arrest. Pictured: Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles.

POLICE were told by the Government to delay telling tragic Harry Dunn 's parents his accused killer had fled the UK , Dominic Rabb revealed today. Harry , 19 , was killed a hit-and-run smash with US diplomat ' s wife Anne Sacoolas on August 27 near RAF Croughton.

The family of crash victim Harry Dunn have called for prosecutors to 'get on with it' after learning vital evidence has been passed on to them.

Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn were told yesterday that police have handed their file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

The evidence includes CCTV footage of US citizen Anne Sacoolas, 42, driving on the wrong side of the road outside RAF Croughton – a spy hub in Northamptonshire – almost eight weeks ago before crashing head-on into the 19-year-old motorcyclist.

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She used her husband's status as a US intelligence officer to claim diplomatic immunity before leaving Britain.

Diplomat's wife 'must agree to UK return' to meet Harry Dunn's parents

  Diplomat's wife 'must agree to UK return' to meet Harry Dunn's parents The family of Harry Dunn will only meet the American woman involved in the crash that killed him if she agrees to return to the UK. Family spokesman Radd Seiger told Sky News the condition was a "non-negotiable red line in the sand" as Harry's parents, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, arrived in New York in the hope of meeting Anne Sacoolas.Mrs Sacoolas, the wife of a US diplomat, has previously said she wants to meet the pair to "express her deepest sympathies and apologies".

TRAGIC Harry Dunn ’ s parents have urged that a US spy' s wife is extradited straight away - after CCTV of Anne Sacoolas was initially granted diplomatic immunity. The CCTV video is said to show US citizen Anne For us that would be a big step if an extradition request was submitted to the US .

US diplomat ' s wife 'devastated' by crash death. Ten days ago they were an anonymous couple in their own world of sadness and anguish. Image caption Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles (centre) and their new partners went to the UK Foreign Office to ask why Anne Sacoolas was allowed to leave.

But her immunity from prosecution has expired because he is no longer in his post, according to the Foreign Office.

The CPS will decide whether the evidence is strong enough for charges to be brought. Then an extradition request could be made to the US for her arrest.

a woman in a wedding dress: Last night, Radd Seiger, a spokesman for Harry's parents, urged the CPS to make a quick decision to avoid keeping the family 'stuck in limbo'. Pictured: Mrs Sacoolas © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Last night, Radd Seiger, a spokesman for Harry's parents, urged the CPS to make a quick decision to avoid keeping the family 'stuck in limbo'. Pictured: Mrs Sacoolas

Last night, Radd Seiger, a spokesman for Harry's parents, urged the CPS to make a quick decision to avoid keeping the family 'stuck in limbo'.

Deon Fourie smiling for the camera: Police were told Mrs Sacoolas had left Britain on September 16 after being granted diplomatic immunity. Pictured: Harry Dunn © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Police were told Mrs Sacoolas had left Britain on September 16 after being granted diplomatic immunity. Pictured: Harry Dunn

He said: 'Come on, let's get on with it. For us that would be a big step if an extradition request was submitted to the US.

Harry Dunn death: Jeremy Hunt says UK is not a 'tinpot dictatorship' – and Anne Sacoolas should face justice

  Harry Dunn death: Jeremy Hunt says UK is not a 'tinpot dictatorship' – and Anne Sacoolas should face justice He said allowing the diplomat's wife to flee justice was 'disrespectful' to the Dunn family and to the UK-US relationshipThe former foreign secretary said the UK was "not some tinpot dictatorship" and the wife of the US diplomatic should have to "face the legal consequences" of her involvement in the incident.

The parents of crash victim Harry Dunn say British authorities should be ‘ashamed of themselves’Credit: Reuters. After the crash Anne Sacoolas headed back to the US - a move that sickened Harry ' s family and sparked an extradition row.

Anne Sacoolas is suspected of fatally hitting 19 -year-old Harry Dunn with her car in Northamptonshire, England, in late August. During police investigations Sacoolas and her family claimed diplomatic immunity to return home to the US , despite her telling police she would comply with questioning.

'That would be one giant step towards achieving closure. It's not a game – this family are grieving.'

Labour has called for an urgent parliamentary inquiry into the Government's handling of the case after the Foreign Office admitted hiding information from the teenager's family.

Police were told Mrs Sacoolas had left Britain on September 16 after being granted diplomatic immunity.

Harry's parents claim they were not informed until ten days later.

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry said: 'It now looks increasingly clear that the Foreign Secretary and his officials have something to hide in terms of how they responded to this dreadful tragedy.

'The rights, justice and answers that are due to Harry Dunn's grieving family can no longer be denied.'

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Harry Dunn's family to sue Trump administration for 'lawless misconduct' .
Harry Dunn's family are suing the Trump administration for "lawless misconduct" and starting legal action against Anne Sacoolas - the driver involved in the crash that killed the teenager. The 19-year-old died after being knocked off his motorbike near RAF Croughton, a US spy base, on 27 August.Mrs Sacoolas is believed to have been driving on the wrong side of the road and returned to America soon after the incident.She was granted immunity from prosecution because her husband is a US diplomat.

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