TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has ruled to extradite a fugitive British man wanted for manslaughter in the case of a woman who was killed during a London date on a speedboat.
The court in the capital Tbilisi in the former Soviet republic of Georgia ruled on Tuesday to extradite Jack Shepherd, who was tried in absence and sentenced last year to a six-year prison term.
Shepherd jumped bail before his trial, where he was found guilty of killing Charlotte Brown when his speedboat crashed on the River Thames in London in 2015.
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The web designer showed up at a police station in Tbilisi, Georgia, in January and turned himself in.
The victim’s family and politicians including Prime Minister Theresa May had called on Shepherd to hand himself in.
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