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London - British police said on Saturday they were examining
new information about the 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales, reportedly
including an allegation that she was murdered by someone in the British
Scotland Yard police headquarters said it was checking the
credibility of recently received information about the deaths of the princess
and her boyfriend Dodi Fayed.
They were killed by a car crash in a Paris underpass in the
early hours of 31 August, 1997, along with their driver, Henri Paul.
Allegation from soldier
Citing a military source, Britain's domestic Press
Association news agency said it understood the allegation was made by the
former parents-in-law of an ex-soldier, based on information he had talked
about in the past.
PA and Sky News television said the information had been passed
to Scotland Yard by the Royal Military Police.
"The Metropolitan Police Service is scoping information
that has recently been received in relation to the deaths and assessing its
relevance and credibility," Scotland Yard said in a statement.
"The assessment will be carried out by officers from
the specialist crime and operations command.
"This is not a re-investigation and does not come under
Paget was the police inquiry into the numerous conspiracy
theories surrounding the crash. It concluded that all the allegations it
assessed were without foundation.
Scotland Yard said they were not prepared to discuss the
Diana's boyfriend Fayed, 42 - the son of Egyptian tycoon
Mohamed Al-Fayed - and their driver Paul - the deputy head of security at
Al-Fayed's plush Hotel Ritz in Paris - were pronounced dead at the scene.
Diana, 36, the ex-wife of Prince Charles, the heir to the
British throne, and the mother of Princes William and Harry, died later in
Bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones, a member of the Al-Fayed
family's protection team, survived.
A royal spokesperson said there would be no comment on the
matter from William or Harry, or from Charles's Clarence House office.
The British ministry of defence also said it was not
Sky News said Al-Fayed was watching the latest developments
with interest and was keen to know the outcome.
The broadcaster said the new information includes references
to Diana's diary, and to the SAS, the British military's elite Special Air
Diana had been dating Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan
for around two years before her relationship with Fayed.
The upcoming film "Diana", due out in September
with Naomi Watts in the title role, focuses on her time with Khan.
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