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State will not appeal decision to refuse Bailey extradition

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(Pictured: Mr Ian Bailey. Credit: Collins)

The State will not appeal against the High Court’s decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Tuscan du Plantier.

Mr Bailey (60) of The Prairie, Liscaha, Schull, west Cork, denies any involvement in the death of Ms du Plantier, who was found dead outside her holiday home in Schull in December 1996.

French authorities previously sought the surrender of Mr Bailey in 2010 but this application was refused by the Supreme Court in 2012. A second extradition request was transmitted to Ireland last summer, seeking ….read more

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