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Suspected killers of Israeli woman to finally go on trial in France, after extradition to Israel was denied 

Suspected French killers in Lee Zeitouni hit-and-run case finally go to trial in Paris, after France had refused extradition to Israel

Three years after the fact, two French men were slated to be sentenced in France for the killing of an Israeli woman in a hit-and-run accident.

The trial is the culmination of a case of twists that has soured relations between France and Israel.

Lee Zeitouni, a 25-year-old physiotherapy student, was killed in September 2011 after being hit by a four-wheel-drive carrying two men in their 30s, who admitted to immediately boarding a flight for Paris to avoid capture.

The scandal had become a cause celebre in Israel, which does not have a formal extradition treaty with France.

France does not extradite its own citizens and the row over what to do with her suspected killers has worsened relations made already tense by France's support fo


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Added: Nov-28-2014 Occurred On: Nov-28-2014
By: m16carbine
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Tags: israel, lee, zeitoni, tel, aviv, paris, trial, manslaughter, hit, and, run
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France (load item map)
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