Leo's attacker facing extradition

Police will likely seek the extradition of a woman accused of fleeing to Canada after she allegedly slashed Leonardo DiCaprio with a broken beer bottle at a party in 2005, officials said. Aretha Wilson, 37, has been in custody for several months in Toronto in connection with an aggravated assault case there, Los Angeles police Detective Steve Ramirez said Thursday, the Los Angeles Times reported. Prosecutors are awaiting a formal communication from police before they launch an inquiry into whether the charge against Wilson is an extraditable offence, district attorney's office spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said. Dicaprio suffered "great bodily injury" when Wilson allegedly attacked him with a broken beer bottle on June 20, 2005, as he was leaving a party in the Hollywood Hills, according to an arrest warrant charging her with one count of assault with a deadly weapon. Wilson failed to turn herself in after the arrest warrant was issued, officials said. DiCaprio attorney Blair Berk said the 33-year-old actor has been co-operating with local and Canadian authorities.

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