Danny Nightingale

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Person.png Danny Nightingale  Rdf-icon.png
(soldier)
Alleged that the SAS played a role in the death of Diana.

An SAS soldier who claimed that the group played a role in the death of Diana.

Charge for possession of a firearm and ammunition

In 2011, Nightingale was arrested when police found a Glock pistol and 338 rounds of ammunition in his house.

On 29 November 2012 the Court Martials Appeal Court reduced and suspended the original sentence pending a further hearing.

On 25 July 2013 he was sentenced to two years detention, suspended for 12 months.

Claims about Diana's death

On 19 August 2013 the Daily Mail reported Nightingale as claiming that the SAS was involved in the death of Diana[1] The Guardian suggested he was highly "unreliable".[2]

On 18 January 2014 the Daily Mail reported his wife had been paid £500 in cash not to mention her husband's allegation, and had been warned by an SAS officed that if she gave evidence that undermined her former husband’s witness testimony at Nightingale’s court martial "she would end up dead like Lee Rigby".[3]



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