British police say they are looking at new information about the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi al Fayed, who were killed in a road crash in Paris in 1997.
London’s Metropolitan Police did not elaborate on the information or its source. But, according to media reports, it came from relatives of a former soldier and had been passed on by the Royal Military Police.
It is claimed the information may include an allegation that the deaths of Diana, Dodi and their driver were caused by a member of the British military.
A royal spokeswoman said there would be no comment.
The Metropolitan Police said in a statement that it was assessing the “relevance and credibility” of information into the deaths that it had recently received.
“This is not a re-investigation and does not come under Operation Paget,” it said, referring to an investigation by a former head of the Metropolitan police, John Stevens.
Diana and Dodi and their chauffeur were killed when their car crashed in a road tunnel while pursued by photographers after the couple had left the Ritz hotel in Paris.