Anne Sacoolas unlikely to be sent to UK to face trial, Boris Johnson tells BBC Breakfast

Boris Johnson’s assertion that the wife of a US intelligence officer charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn is unlikely to be sent back to the UK to face trial is misconceived, a spokesman for the teenager’s family has said.

The Home Office confirmed on Friday that it had sent a request to the US government to extradite Anne Sacoolas over the collision outside RAF Croughton, in Northamptonshire, on 27 August last year.

I am afraid the PM is misinformed. The US has never once, in the long history of the treaty, turned down an extradition request from the UK. Not once.

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