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UK Home Secretary to decide on Aldhouse extradition to Thailand | Thaiger

PHUKET: The decision whether or not to extradite British national Lee Aldhouse from the UK to face murder charges in Thailand will be handed to Home Secretary Theresa May, the Birmingham Mail reports.

The decision could take up to two months, the newspaper says.

Aldhouse was arrested at London’s Heathrow Airport on August 18 last year on an outstanding warrant in the UK.

His arrest came amid an extensive police manhunt for him in connection with the stabbing murder of American Deshawn Longfellow days earlier, on August 14.

Mr Longfellow’s sister, Sabre Anderson, believes Aldhouse will be extradited to Thailand to face charges.

“We have been told that he (Aldhouse) will now be sent back to Thailand.

“He is trying to appeal the case but we have been told that we have a very strong case,” she said.

 

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