Excerpts – Frank Klein

Frank Klein

On 14 August, Dodi had a conversation with Frank Klein, president of the Ritz Hotel, Paris and overseer of the Villa Windsor in the Bois de Boulogne. Dodi asked when the villa would become available for occupation, telling Klein, ‘I’ve spoken with my father about moving in – my friend doesn’t want to stay in England.’

He later confirmed, in a further conversation with Klein on 29 August and only hours before the fatal crash, ‘we want to move into the villa because we are getting married in October or November, Frank.