British author David Irving, who was ordered released from jail where he was serving a three-year sentence for denying the Holocaust, was in police custody on Thursday and would probably be deported to England Friday, police said.
"Tomorrow is very realistic," Willfried Kovarnik, head of Vienna's foreigner police, told The Associated Press.
Kovarnik said Irving has been banned indefinitely from staying in Austria and that he spent the night in a detention center.
Irving's lawyer was not immediate available for comment Thursday.
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