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France to open criminal probe of Zeitouni killers
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
July 11, 2012 20:18

A Paris court opened an investigation into the two French nationals accused of involvement in the hit-and-run accident which killed 25-year-old Lee Zeitouni in Tel Aviv last year, AFP reported Wednesday, citing a judicial source.

According to the report, Claude Isaac Hayat and Eric Rubic will be investigated for alleged aggravated manslaughter and failure to assist persons in danger.



The two men fled to France after hitting Zeitouni with their car and abandoning her in September 2011. French law prohibits authorities from extraditing the men to Israel, but they can face trial and be imprisoned in France.

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