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Gary McKinnon's mother on US extradition decision

15 October 2012 Last updated at 07:40 BST

A computer hacker from north London will find out in the next 48 hours if he will to be extradited to the United States.

Gary McKinnon, who is 46-years-old and has Asperger's Syndrome, is accused of hacking into computer systems at the Pentagon.

If he is convicted in the US, he could face up to 60 years in jail.

The BBC's Tim Muffet has been speaking to his mother, Janis Sharp, who fears Mr McKinnon could take his own life if extradited.