Bailey asked retired judge to help stall French probe

1st November, 2015
Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey last month wrote to Mr Justice Nial Fennelly requesting assistance in stalling a seven year French investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

The 58-year-old argued that the French probe could interrupt the work of the Fennelly Commission which is inquiring into the historic taping of non-999 phone calls at garda stations including Bandon in Cork where Bailey was arrested in 1997.

The former journalist is due to give evidence to the...

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