Australia 'Collar Bomb' Suspect Extradited from U.S.

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- New South Wales police said Friday that Australian detectives were sent to the U.S. to assist in the extradition of Paul Douglas Peters.

Peters has been held in a Louisville, Kentucky, jail since his August arrest.

Police declined to release details of his travel arrangements, though TV footage showed Peters getting off a plane at a Los Angeles airport.

Peters is accused of attacking 18-year-old Madeleine Pulver.

The teen was studying at home on Aug. 3 when a masked man broke into her home and tethered the bomb-like device to her neck.

The man left behind a note demanding money.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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