Nicholas Rossi leaves court in Edinburgh after a judge ruled he is a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. Photo: AP
Nicholas Rossi leaves court in Edinburgh after a judge ruled he is a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. Photo: AP
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Man arrested in UK is US fugitive wanted for rape, faking his own death – claims mistaken identity

  • Suspect arrested in a Glasgow hospital where he was being treated for Covid-19, claims he is an Irish orphan who has never been to the US
  • Says authorities had him tattooed while he was in a coma to resemble the wanted man, and of surreptitiously taking his fingerprints to frame him

Nicholas Rossi leaves court in Edinburgh after a judge ruled he is a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. Photo: AP
Nicholas Rossi leaves court in Edinburgh after a judge ruled he is a fugitive alleged to have faked his own death to escape rape allegations. Photo: AP
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