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Parents of French woman jailed in Mexico turn to Sarkozy

Latest update : 2008-05-07

The parents of Florence Cassez, a French woman convicted of kidnapping in Mexico, met the French president on Wednesday to ask for his assistance in proving her innocence. (Story: France 2 - J. Jackson)

The parents of a French woman jailed in Mexico insist she is innocent. Florence Cassez recently received a 96-year jail sentence for her role in 4 kidnappings.


She says she is innocent and knew nothing of what her former fiancé, an alleged gang leader, was up to. Her parents met with the French president at the Elysée Palace on Wednesday to ask him to step in.

Date created : 2008-05-07

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