Former superbike racer Sean Emmett
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Ex-superbike racer misses wife's funeral

Former superbike racer Sean Emmett, who has been stranded in Dubai for seven months, has spoken about the pain of missing his wife's funeral.

Mr Emmett's wife Abbie, 27, fell to her death from a hotel window during their honeymoon in February.

Dubai Police said they did not believe there were any suspicious circumstances, but have confiscated Mr Emmett's passport as the investigation remains open.

Mr Emmet, a father of three, told BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire: "I haven't even been able to see any kind of memorial for Abbie - so I just want to get back. Appeal after appeal, it's just 'come back next week.'"

The Foreign Office said it could not interfere in the UAE's legal process.

  • 25 Sep 2013
  • From the section UK