Wednesday October 21, 2020

Bailey cannot be extradited to France, High Court rules

Justice Burns concludes Bailey has an ‘accrued or vested right’ not to be surrendered

12th October, 2020
Ian Bailey leaving the building after the High Court has rejected a third attempt by French authorities to extradite him for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Picture: RollingNews.ie

The High Court has ruled Ian Bailey, a former journalist, cannot be extradited to France in connection with the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French filmmaker.

This is the third failed attempt to have Bailey, with an address at The Prairie, Liscaha, Schull, Co Cork, extradited to France.

Bailey was found guilty, in absentia, by a French court, in May 2019 and sentenced to 25 years in prison for the voluntary homicide of...

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