Anne Sacoolas, 42, was born Anne Elizabeth Goodwin and is from South Carolina. She graduated from South Aiken High School before going on to study psychology at the University of South Carolina. Anne is the wife of US diplomat Jonathan Sacoolas who had based at RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire.
Anne Sacoolas Education Details
She graduated from South Aiken High School before going on to study psychology at the University of South Carolina.
Anne Sacoolas Career
Anne Sacoolas is the U.S. diplomat’s wife who fled from the United Kingdom to America after a crash that killed 19-year-old British motorcyclist Harry Dunn in Northamptonshire, Sky News reports. She has claimed diplomatic immunity.
Anne was working for the US State Department in Washington when she married Jonathan, US intelligence official, in 2003, but it is not clear what role she had.
Anne Sacoolas Married Life
The 42-year-old Sacoolas is married to Jonathan Sacoolas, public records show. It is not strong what position he holds in the U.S. government that has provided him and his wife diplomatic immunity. The couple lives near RAF Croughton, a British Royal Air Force base currently being used by the U.S. Air Force as a communications station. Sky News referred to it as a “spy base.”
The pair have three children together. Anne is a suspect in a fatal crash that took place on August 27, 2019.
Anne Sacoolas Accident, Killed Harry Dunn
Dunn was killed in a head-on collision near the base on August 27. His family and British government officials have spoken out about the incident to call for justice for Dunn, encouraging Sacoolas to return to Britain to face questioning and potential charges. She has not accused of any criminal wrongdoing at this point. Officials in the U.K. have encouraged the U.S. to waive Sacoolas’ diplomatic immunity.
It has been claimed that Sacoolas can claim diplomatic immunity, protecting her from prosecution. However, the family dispute this, and in the past few days, a letter from UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab has stated that Sacoolas cannot claim diplomatic immunity. The family believes that Sacoolas should return to the United Kingdom so that a fair process can bring some resolution to this awful tragedy
The Dunn family said in a statement.
Northamptonshire Police Superintendent Sarah Johnson said in a report,
We can confirm that a 42-year-old American woman being preserved as a suspect in our investigation into a deadly road traffic crash on the B4031 Park End, Croughton, on Tuesday, August 27, has left the country.
Here Is What You Need To Know About Anne Sacoolas
Anne Sacoolas was born Anne Goodwin in South Carolina, according to a wedding announcement published in 2003 in the Aiken Standard, her hometown newspaper. She graduated from South Aiken High School and then studied at the University of South Carolina, where she earned a degree in psychology, according to the wedding announcement.
At the time of her wedding, Sacoolas was working for the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. It is not clear what role she had at the State Department. She and her husband, Jonathan Sacoolas, were married on April 12, 2003, at Wakefield Chapel in Annandale, Virginia.
Anne Sacoolas — Who Struck Harry Dunn With Her Car While on the Wrong Side of the Road — Was Encouraged to Leave Britain by Someone on the American Side, Sky News Reports Harry Dunn. Anne Elizabeth Sacoolas struck and killed 19-year-old Harry Dunn with her Volvo XC90 while driving the wrong way on August 27, police said. The crash occurred near the Air Force base. Dunn was riding a Kawasaki motorcycle.
According to The Telegraph, Sacoolas’ 12-year-old son was in the front seat of her car at the time of the crash. The newspaper reports that Sacoolas admitted liability after getting out of her car. But when police went to her home at the Croughton base and told her Dunn had died, lawyers and U.S. Embassy officials stepped in.
Public records show that Sacoolas and her husband are both Republicans.
Anne Sacoolas House, Home
The couple owns a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, according to a home sales list from The Washington Post. They purchased the house in the Vienna area in 2015 for $770,000.
In 2006, Sacoolas was mentioned in Fairfax County, Virginia, for failure to pay full time and attention, a traffic ticket. She does not appear to have any other offenses on her record. She paid a fine on that infraction in 2007.