A couple from Northampton who are facing extradition to America on fraud charges have been remanded in custody after a district judge ruled they took drug overdoses to delay or halt plans to send them abroad
Paul and Sandra Dunham were due to be handed over to US marshalls yesterday morning
Police broke in to their home when there was no answer at the door.
The judge at Westminster Magistrates Court, the judge ruled that there was a "substantial" risk the Dunhams would harm themselves again if released on bail pending extradition.
The court was told they made suicide attempts after Home Secretary Theresa May cancelled a planned meeting with their MP, Conservative Andrea Leadsom, to discuss their case.
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