Melissa Reid, who was arrested at Lima's airport carrying cocaine in her luggage
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British cocaine smuggler to be released from Peruvian jail

Authorities in Peru say a British cocaine smuggler will be released from prison and returned to the UK.

22-year-old Melissa Reid was jailed three years ago, alongside her friend Michaella McCollum, who was freed last month.

The pair were caught with 24lb (11kg) of cocaine in food packets hidden inside their luggage.

Catriona Renton reports.

  • 14 May 2016
  • From the section UK
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