Princess Diana: British police shut criminal investigation into her controversial 1995 BBC interview

British police officials have ruled out criminal investigation into Princess Diana’s 1995 interview with Martin Bashir in 1995.
Princess Diana: British police shut criminal investigation into her controversial 1995 BBC interview
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Princess Diana’s death has recently had some closure, the British police department recently revealed that a criminal investigation has been ruled out. Elaborating further, the authorities stated that they had ruled out an investigation into the 1995 BBC interview with the late Princess Diana and journalist Martin Bashir, via ET Canada. The investigation request came after complaints from her brother Charles Spencer that she had been tricked into taking part in the interview, which brought in more than 20 million viewers in Britain, with the use of forged documents.

 

In the interview, she admitted to an affair and gave other details of her marriage to Prince Charles. Last November, her brother said the BBC had failed to apologize for forged documents and “other deceit” that led to the interview. Prince William also released a rare statement supporting an independent investigation.

 

“In recent months the Metropolitan Police Service received correspondence alleging unlawful activity in connection with a documentary broadcast in 1995. Following this detailed assessment and in view of the advice we received, we have determined that it is not appropriate to begin a criminal investigation into these allegations. No further action will be taken,” Commander Alex Murray said in a statement via ET Canada.

 

This news comes in the wake of her son Prince Harry and daughter in law Meghan Markle’s highly-anticipated tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. Much like Diana’s BBC interview, the upcoming interview will not only be controversial but will also expose many royal secrets, according to the teasers we’ve seen so far. 

 

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