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US News Parents of teen killed in crash don't want US diplomat's wife punished

14:55  07 october  2019
14:55  07 october  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash which is thought to have involved an American diplomat's wife said they do not want her to be punished after she left the country.

Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn told Sky News they want Anne Sacoolas to come back to the UK to face them after their son, Harry Dunn, 19, died in hospital following a head-on collision with a car while riding his motorbike.

a man standing next to a tree: Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles said they want US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas to return to the UK © Sky News Screen Grab Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles said they want US diplomat's wife Anne Sacoolas to return to the UK Police believe Mrs Sacoolas, 42, pulled out on to the wrong side of the road as she emerged from Northamptonshire's RAF Croughton on 27 August.

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Mother of teen killed in car crash begs US diplomat ’ s wife to return. Please help us . We won’ t be able to grieve and move on and try put the pieces of our shattered lives together until we get justice for Harry.” She pleaded to the American woman: “Please just come back. We want to talk to you and

The parents of a teenager killed in a road crash say they are "trapped in a living nightmare" after the suspect in his death Family pleads for wife of US diplomat to return to UK to face police inquiry into fatal motorbike crash . " We want the police to be able to continue their enquiries, and for whatever

Sky News named the diplomat's wife on Sunday after earlier revealing a deal gives diplomats and their families at the US spy base diplomatic immunity, despite only London-based US diplomats and their dependents usually being covered.

a man standing in front of a brick wall: Harry Dunn. Pic: Facebook © Other Harry Dunn. Pic: Facebook

Harry's parents have criticised Mrs Sacoolas for leaving the country and today told Sky News they do not "necessarily" want her to be punished.

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First photo of US diplomat's wife who left UK after teen's death © Sky News First photo of US diplomat's wife who left UK after teen's death

Mrs Charles said: "Come home, come back to the UK. We're not a horrible family, we're a usual UK family that just need to put a face to what we have now is a name.

a person sitting on a couch: Harry Dunn © Sky News Screen Grab Harry Dunn

"Talk to her, find out how she's feeling. She's got to be suffering as well, she's a mum.

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  First photo of US diplomat's wife who left UK after teen's death The Chief Constable of Northamptonshire police has written to the US embassy to appeal "in the strongest terms" to waive diplomatic immunity for a woman accused of killing a British teenager in a crash. His appeal comes as Sky News published the first photographs of the American driver, Anne Sacoolas.The 42-year-old is the wife of US diplomat Jonathan Sacoolas, who was based at RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire. © Other Harry Dunn. Pic: Facebook Police believe Mrs Sacoolas, who has three children, drove out of the airbase on 27 August on to the wrong side of the road, hitting Harry Dunn head on.

Wife of US diplomat involved in fatal car crash leaves UK. Harry Dunn' s parents say they want justice for their son.Courtesy of the Dunn Family. Harry Dunn, 19, was killed in late August in a collision near RAF Croughton, an air force base in Northamptonshire in central England that is used by the

to intervene after the wife of a US diplomat who' s suspected of involvement in a teen ' s hit-and-run The American woman left the UK claiming diplomatic immunity while wanted in connection with the 19, was killed in a horror road crash in Northamptonshire in August, with the woman suspected of

"Without knowing who this person is properly we can't begin to try and start our grieving process.

"We just don't understand from one human to another, one mum to another, how you could just get on a plane and leave behind the devastation she has without even speaking to us, without an apology of any kind?"

She appealed for Boris Johnson to use the UK's "special relationship" with the US to "its full potential" to get Mrs Sacoolas to return to the UK.

a close up of a newspaper: A letter sent to the family from the US ambassador following Harry's death © Sky News Screen Grab A letter sent to the family from the US ambassador following Harry's death

The parents said their MP, Andrea Leadsom, has told them she will fight for them to get justice, while Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has also been helpful.

"If it comes to it we will go to Washington," she said.

"But we don't want it to come to that. We don't see why it should come to that.

"We're not out to keep fighting, we just want to sit and talk with her."

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Mr Dunn said they were struggling to understand how Mrs Sacoolas was given diplomatic immunity and how she could leave the country.

He said: "She was compliant with the police, she admitted at the time she was in the wrong.

"We know from the police she was going to stay in the country, she was permitted to stay here for three years.

"And then we didn't think this would be what is happening, so to hear the news a few weeks after the funeral was devastating."

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Mrs Charles said the family are "not coping" and just trying to get through each hour of every day after the death of the son they said kept the family together after she and Mr Dunn split up when Harry was young.

She said: "Harry always fought for what he thought was right. We're honouring him by doing this. We just have to keep going to try to get some closure.

"All we need to do is to meet her, all we need to do is ask her to come back. It's not much to ask. She's left a family in complete ruin. We're broken.

"Many of us, not just direct parents, siblings, grandparents, aunties, uncles, nieces - it's everything.

Raab to meet parents of teen killed outside US spy base

  Raab to meet parents of teen killed outside US spy base Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will meet the parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving an American woman who was granted diplomatic immunity. Mr Raab will meet Harry Dunn's parents, Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, at 4pm at the Foreign Office in central London.The foreign secretary met the US ambassador to the UK on Tuesday to request the return of Anne Sacoolas, who flew to the US after the fatal crash in Northamptonshire in August.

Harry Dunn death - wife of a US diplomat is suspect. "Any questions regarding a waiver of the immunity with regard to our diplomats and their Mr Dunn' s parents are now hoping to meet with the Foreign Secretary next week after meeting with South Northamptonshire Tory MP Andrea Leadsom

The driver in a wrong-way crash that killed a British teen was the wife of an American diplomat who fled the country to avoid arrest — and the grieving family is But the driver, who has not been publicly identified, claimed diplomatic immunity when local police attempted to detain her — and she and her

"We're all broken and we're just utterly shocked and appalled that somebody is allowed to get on a plane and go home and avoid our justice system."

Mr Dunn added that their understanding of diplomatic immunity is to keep diplomats safe if they are under threat "not for something like this where they've hurt somebody".

Sky News has tried to contact Mrs Sacoolas for comment but was unable to do so as she has not returned to her original address in the US.

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