A man fakes his death – level 1

16-11-2022 15:00

Arthur Knight is from the US. In 2008, he rapes a woman. Later that year, he attacks another woman. A court says that Knight is guilty.

In 2020, Knight fakes his own death. He runs away to Scotland. He pretends to be Nicolas Rossi, a man from Ireland.

Last year, Knight becomes ill. He has the coronavirus. He goes to hospital. Hospital staff see tattoos on Knight’s arms. Then authorities know who the man really is.

US authorities ask Scotland to return Knight to the US. This process is called extradition. Knight will return to the US in March 2023.

Difficult words: guilty (when someone does something wrong), fake (to make something look real, but it is not), pretend (to behave as if something is true).

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