After paying bail of 62,000 Euros the British national convicted of killing her husband in DR released
PUERTO PLATA – A British citizen who was convicted by the local court to 12 years in prison in February, 2014, after being found guilty of killing her Dominican husband on July 10, 2012, allegedly left Dominican Republic
after she has paid a large sum of euros.
The condemned Melhuish Jayne Nicole Reyes, 39 year old, who was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter against her partner Antonio Francisco Reyes (Jorge) 37.
Investigations by the Public Prosecution reported that the accused had had a heated argument with her Dominican husband who left the house on a motorcycle, and she was in a vehicle and chased after him to catch up with him and crashed near the resort of Puerto Plata in Cofresi. The boy fell on to the pavement, she repeatedly rolled over him which killed him instantly.
The citizens of Puerto Plata reacted with alarm to the article published by journalist Jennifer Newton on www.dailymail.co.uk / news, which tells the British Melhuish Jayne Nicole Reyes Rumney, was conditionally released after paying a 62,000 euros and returned to her home in Cardiff, South Wales (UK) after leaving the prison where she has been serving a sentence of 12 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter.
Also this story was profiled by the British newspaper; Daily Mail and The Mirror, relatives of the accused managed to collect the sum of 62,000 euros needed to pay four weeks ago to the Dominican authorities in respect of bail for British citizen, whose passport was not confiscated.
The Daily Mail states that after paying the bond to the authorities, Nicole Jayne Melhuish Reyes Rumney was guarded outside the prison for women in Santiago, she earned her freedom, but remained hidden in the house of a Dominican family while preparing her trip to England managing to leave the country with her parents Jeanette and Mike Clements.
“We have sought the bail money wherever we could. Nothing mattered as much as getting Nicole came home. When we had the 62.000 euros we sent them to our lawyer,” told the British newspaper the mother of the convicted woman. She added “We expected news and finally we found out that Nicole was free. She was taken to a house in the Dominican Republic, as she was organizing the flight from out there. I just had to give an address, ” Mrs. Clements expressed, who confirmed that nobody should know Nicole is returning to England until the moment they step off the plane.
While the family of the victim, who reside in Puerto Plata, reacted outraged by this decision and accused the Dominican justice to be complacent with a killer.
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