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British Grandmother Loses Death Sentence Appeal

Lindsay Sandiford faces execution in Indonesia

(Newser) - A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling has lost her second appeal to have her sentenced reduced. Lindsay Sandiford, 57, was arrested last year after customs officers in Bali found more than 10 pounds of cocaine in her luggage. She could still be saved by a... More »

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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