- Title: Australian woman, jailed in Bali for death of policeman, walks free
- Date: 16th July 2020
- Summary: BALI, INDONESIA (JULY 16, 2020) (REUTERS) ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** AUSTRALIAN WOMAN SARA CONNOR, 49, WALKING OUT OF PRISON AMID TIGHT SECURITY, GETTING IN CAR CAR LEAVING ENTRANCE GATE OF WOMEN'S PRISON POLICE OFFICERS STANDING CONNOR'S LAWYER, SIENNY KARMANA, ARRIVING (SOUNDBITE) (English) SARA CONNOR'S LAWYER, SIENNY KARMANA, SAYING: "I think everybody who will be released (from prison) will be very happy, especially when she wants to meet the family, but I don't know about the next plan, I just tried to assist her today, to the immigration," SIGN READING (Bahasa Indonesia) "CLASS 2 A WOMEN'S PRISON, DENPASAR" EXTERIOR OF PRISON
- Embargoed: 30th July 2020 04:41
- Keywords: Australia Bali David Taylor Sara Connor Wayan Sudarsa crime murder released traffic policeman
- Location: BALI, INDONESIA
- City: BALI, INDONESIA
- Country: Indonesia
- Topics: Crime/Law/Justice
- Reuters ID: LVA001CN24RWN
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Australian Sara Connor walked free from a prison on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Thursday (July 16) after serving time for her role in the death of a traffic policeman on a popular surfing beach in 2016.
The 49-year-old left prison amid tight security and covered with a headscarf before heading to a local immigration center in a car.
Connor and her British boyfriend, David Taylor, both received jail sentences in the death of police officer Wayan Sudarsa, whose body was found on Kuta beach with wounds to his head and neck. Both denied any wrongdoing.
Connor's lawyer said she is expected to return to Australia on Friday (July 17).
Connor had received a five-year sentence but was released more than a year early.
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