Frenchwoman Freed From Mexico Prison After Outcry

Florence Cassez had been sentenced for kidnapping

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 24, 2013 4:50 AM CST

(Newser) – A Frenchwoman whose 60-year Mexican prison sentence caused international controversy was released from jail yesterday. Florence Cassez was sentenced in 2005 for her role in a kidnapping gang after television showed her arrest as three victims were freed. But the segment was staged by police:...   Read full story »

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