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US News Husband of US woman granted diplomatic immunity 'not registered diplomat'

15:45  08 october  2019
15:45  08 october  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Identity revealed of US diplomat's wife who fatally hit British teen

  Identity revealed of US diplomat's wife who fatally hit British teen The wife of a US diplomat who fatally hit a British teenager and left the country is Anne Sacoolas, Sky News can reveal. Mrs Sacoolas, 42, has claimed diplomatic immunity and left the UK for America after 19-year-old Harry Dunn was killed in a head-on collision while riding his motorbike.Police believe Mrs Sacoolas was on the wrong side of the road as she emerged from Northamptonshire's RAF Croughton on 27 August.Sky News is naming her after earlier revealing a deal gives diplomats and their families at the US spy base diplomatic immunity.

Boris Johnson urges return of US diplomat 's wife over fatal crash – video. Boris Johnson will personally appeal to Donald Trump if the US continues to refuse to lift the diplomatic immunity it has granted to a US diplomat ’s wife who is accused of killing a 19-year-old motorcyclist in a traffic collision.

Anne Sacoolas, wife of US Diplomat Jonathan, has been granted diplomatic immunity . Embassy staff are usually granted diplomatic immunity under international agreements, meaning they will not be prosecuted for Corrie star moved in with husband & got pregnant within SIX weeks of 1st date.

a person posing for the camera: Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity and left for the US © Other Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity and left for the US

The husband of the American women granted diplomatic immunity following a fatal car crash was not registered as a diplomat, a lawyer has told Sky News.

Mark Stephens revealed Jonathan Sacoolas is not on the official diplomatic list, meaning he or any dependents would not be allowed protection through diplomatic immunity.

The international lawyer said he was protected under a bilateral US-UK agreement covering spy bases in the UK.

Mr Sacoolas' wife, Anne, was granted diplomatic immunity and flew to the US soon after British teenager Harry Dunn was killed in a car crash she is believed to have been involved in.

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.

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.

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