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World Bali Nine’s Renae Lawrence feels ‘sad’ and ‘confused’ in the lead up to her release from prison, where she has spent more than 13 years for heroin trafficking

22:51  10 august  2018
22:51  10 august  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Bali Nine ' s Renae Lawrence reveals she feels ' sad and confused ' as she prepares to be freed from jail after spending 13 years locked up for heroin Following a rocky childhood and a stint as a panel beater, it was while working for catering company Eurest where she initially crossed paths with her

She has already shaved off more than five years for good behaviour since her imprisonment. With the sentence reductions, it is understood Lawrence was sentenced to 20 years in jail for her part in the 2004 Bali Nine heroin smuggling plot. Criminal trial. Lawrence has admitted to her role in attempting

Renae Lawrence looking at the camera: Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence (pictured at her 2006 trial) will return to Australia when she's released from jail in November© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence (pictured at her 2006 trial) will return to Australia when she's released from jail in November

Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence has opened up about the mixed emotions she has about returning to Australia when she gets her first taste of freedom after 13 years.

The Bali Nine member, 41, has been behind bars in Bali since she was convicted of drug trafficking in 2005 for trafficking 2.7kg of heroin into Denpasar Airport.

Lawrence revealed to News Corp this week that she feels 'emotional' about her pending release from Bangli jail in November.

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Bali Nine ’ s Renae Lawrence feels ‘ sad ’ and ‘ confused ’ in the lead up to her release from prison , where she has spent more than 13 years for heroin trafficking . Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence has revealed she has mixed emotions about returning to Australia when she gets her first

The Bali Nine member, 40, has been behind bars in Bali since she was convicted of drug trafficking in 2005 for trafficking 2.7kg of heroin into Denpasar Airport. Lawrence revealed to News Corp this week that she feels ’emotional’ about her pending release from Bangli Prison in November.

She said her emotions ranged from 'nervous' to 'happy, sad and confused'.

Fellow Bali Nine members Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were executed by firing squad in 2015, while Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen died from cancer earlier this year.

'What about the others? Only I will be free. The others aren't free,' Lawrence told News Corp.

She hopes to work when she returns to Australia but believes it may not be easy to find an employer that will take on an ex-prisoner.

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Convicted drug mule Renae Lawrence has revealed she has mixed emotions about returning to Australia when The Bali Nine member, 41, has been behind bars in Bali since she was convicted of drug With carrot-stick prompts, many addicted people A version of this article appears in print on

Bali Nine ’ s Renae Lawrence feels ‘ sad ’ and ‘ confused ’ in the lead up to her release from prison , where she has spent more than 13 years for Bali Nine - Wikipedia - en.wikipedia.org. Sentence reduced to 20 years upon appeal by Judge Arsan Pardede in the Bali High Court on 26 April 2006[43].

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Renae Lawrence (pictured) hopes to get a job when she returns home© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Renae Lawrence (pictured) hopes to get a job when she returns home

'In Australia, it's difficult because we already have the status of prisoner,' Lawrence told News Corp.

'If the owner of the company is a kind person and can accept us but that person rarely exists.'

She was the only Bali Nine member to not receive life imprisonment.

She was originally sentenced to 20 years but has had her sentence gradually reduced through good behaviour.

Lawrence could have been freed from prison in May but couldn't make the $100,000 payment and opted to remain in jail for another six months.

The former panel beater and hospitality worker from Newcastle, who converted to Hinduism, has been making the most of the rehabilitation programs while in jail.

She recently showed off her traditional Bali dancing skills and teaches classes to fellow inmates.

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