Transcript for US Diplomat’s wife charged with death of British teenager
Overseas, new developments in the case making international headlines. The wife of an American diplomat officially charged by uk authorities in the car accident that killed a 19-year-old. Will she have to go back? James Longman in London tonight. Reporter: Tonight, relief for the heartbroken parents of a British teenager. We believed and we believed, and we've done it. Reporter: Uk prosecutors charging Anne sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. Diplomat, with causing the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn by dangerous driving. Sacoolas was driving on the wrong side of the road back in August when she hit and killed Dunn. She returned to the U.S. Soon after, claiming diplomatic immunity. But now uk authorities are seeking her extradition. Tonight, a lawyer for sacoolas, seen here for the first time at her home in the U.S., says she will not return. Can I have a word with you, please? No. Reporter: Would you go back to the uk, Mrs. Sacoolas? The state department saying in a statement, "We are disappointed by today's announcement and fear that it will not bring a resolution closer." But Harry's mother is hopeful, We really do feel it's a huge step towards that promise to Harry. Reporter: The charges set up a diplomatic battle between the two allies at a time when newly elected prime minister Boris Johnson wants to forge a good relationship with president trump. David? James, thank you. And back at home, a
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