As it happened: Gary McKinnon extradition decision

Key points

  • Home Secretary Theresa May has blocked the extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon to the US
  • The home secretary says there was no doubt Mr McKinnon is 'seriously ill' and the extradition warrant against him should be withdrawn
  • Mr McKinnon's mother says she is 'overwhelmed' and the decision is a victory 'for the little person'

Live text


  • Sarah Bell 
  • Julian Joyce 

Last updated 16 October 2012

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