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'Immoral sentence': Salvadoran woman jailed for stillbirth set free after 14 years

Supreme court commutes Maira Verónica Figueroa Marroquín’s 30-year sentence for murder, calling it immoral and excessiveA woman convicted of aggravated murder in El Salvador after suffering a stillbirth has been freed from prison, the second such release in the space of a month.Maira Verónica Figueroa Marroquín, 34, had her sentence commuted by the ministry of justice and was released on Tuesday after serving almost 15 years of a 30-year sentence. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 13 March