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Sophie Toscan Du Plantier's Uncle Says Bailey Should Not Be "Afraid" Of New Trial In France.

File image: Ian Bailey at the Four Courts/RollingNews.

Mr. Bailey has never been charged in Ireland in connection with Ms. Toscan du Plantier's death.

An uncle of Sophie Toscan du Plantier is urging Ian Bailey not to be 'afraid' of a new trial in France - if he's really innocent.

It's after the French president said a new murder trial could be organised for him in Paris.

Mr Bailey was convicted there in his absence two years ago of murdering the film-maker in west Cork in 1996 - but he's never been charged here.

Sophie's uncle, Jean-Pierre Gazeau, strongly supports Emmanuel Macron's comments last week.

Monsieur Gazeau, says a new Garda investigation would be welcome

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