Anne Sacoolas to appear in UK court by video link charged with causing death of Harry Dunn

Anne Sacoolas is due to face criminal proceedings in the UK after being charged with causing Harry Dunn’s death by dangerous driving.

The 44-year-old US citizen is accused of killing the teenager in a road crash outside US military base RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire on 27 August 2019.

The case will be heard at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on January 18, the Crown Prosecution Service said.

Anne Sacoolas is due to face criminal proceedings in the UK after being charged with causing Harry Dunn's death by dangerous driving.
Image:Anne Sacoolas is due to face criminal proceedings in the UK

It is understood she will appear via video link from the US, according to PA news agency.

A Crown Prosecution Service spokesman said: “While the challenges and complexity of this case are well known, we remain committed to securing justice in this matter.

“The case will be heard at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 18 January.”

Mr Dunn, 19, died in August 2019 after a car hit his motorbike near RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.

Harry Dunn died following a crash outside of RAF Croughton
Image:Harry Dunn died following a crash outside of RAF Croughton

Ms Sacoolas had diplomatic immunity asserted on her behalf by the US government, and left the UK 19 days after the collision.

Mr Dunn’s mother, Charlotte Charles, said her family were feeling “very emotional and overwhelmed” after hearing the news.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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