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    Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a US intelligence officer, was charged with causing death by reckless driving in the UK but was granted diplomatic immunity on the grounds that she was married to a US government employee.

    Interpol has issued a wanted notice for Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a US diplomat, who is sought after in Britain over a deadly car crash, according to ITV.

    ITV reporter Adam Clart took to Twitter to announce the news.

    ​The UK Prime Minister's spokesman said on Monday that London's position remains that 'the US decision not to extradite Anne Sacoolas is a denial of justice', adding that she should return to the UK.

    19-year-old Harry Dunn died last August after he collided with a car going in the opposite direction outside a US-run military base in Northamptonshire. Anne Sacoolas, a former CIA operative and the wife of a US intelligence official, who was driving the car, admitted that she had been travelling on the wrong side of the road.

    Sacoolas was charged with causing death by reckless driving but was allowed to leave the UK nearly three weeks after the incident. She was granted diplomatic immunity on the grounds that she was married to a US government employee.

    The decision is still being debated because of the ambiguity of the suspect's status.

    Charlotte Charles (L) the mother of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn who was killed in a collision with a car by US citizen Anne Sacoolas, stands beside her husband Bruce Charles (R) as they speak to members of the media before a meeting with Britain's Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on January 27, 2020
    © AFP 2020 / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS
    Charlotte Charles (L) the mother of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn who was killed in a collision with a car by US citizen Anne Sacoolas, stands beside her husband Bruce Charles (R) as they speak to members of the media before a meeting with Britain's Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in central London on January 27, 2020

    In October, the Foreign Office said that the woman's immunity had expired since her husband no longer occupied his post and asked the US to extradite Sacoolas. The US Department of State turned down the request.

    Earlier this month, the late teenager's parents appealed directly to US President Trump, asking him to get Sacoolas extradited to the UK.

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