Lindsay Sandiford

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Bali Sentences Brit Granny to Death Over Cocaine

She says gang forced her to smuggle the drug

(Newser) - An Indonesian court sentenced a British grandmother to death today for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million in her suitcase onto the resort island of Bali—even though prosecutors had sought only a 15-year sentence. Lindsay Sandiford, 56, wept when judges handed down the sentence and declined to speak to... More »

55-Year-Old Housewife Arrested Over Cocaine Stash

Lindsay Sandiford traveling from Thailand to Bali when customs found drugs

(Newser) - A 55-year-old British woman has been arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle more than 10 pounds of cocaine from Bangkok into Bali, reports the BBC . Indonesian customs officials say the drugs were found in the lining of Lindsay Sandiford's bags as they went through an X-ray screening on May... More »

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