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Harry Dunn’s alleged killer appears in UK court via videolink from the US

Anne Sacoolas is accused of causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist’s death by dangerous driving.

19-year-old Harry Dunn died outside a US military base in Northamptonshire in August 2019.
19-year-old Harry Dunn died outside a US military base in Northamptonshire in August 2019.
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Updated Sep 29th 2022, 2:28 PM

US CITIZEN ANNE Anne Sacoolas, 45, has appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court via videolink accused of causing the death of Harry Dunn by dangerous driving.

The hearing ends his family’s three-year wait for criminal proceedings to begin.

Sacoolas is accused of causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist’s death by dangerous driving following a collision outside a US military base in Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England in August 2019.

Sacoolas was granted unconditional bail and the case will next be heard at the Old Bailey on 27 October.

The defendant had diplomatic immunity asserted on her behalf by the US government following the collision outside RAF Croughton, and was able to leave the UK 19 days after the incident.

A decision was reached to charge Sacoolas with causing Dunn’s death by dangerous driving in December 2019.

The Dunn family told PA they would not be commenting on the case until the conclusion of criminal proceedings.

Both Dunn’s mother Charlotte Charles and father Tim Dunn are expected to attend, along with his twin brother Niall and other members of the extended family.

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