A Brighton woman sentenced to life in prison in Pakistan for trafficking in heroin is back home.
Thirty-seven-year-old Deborah Kerr arrived at Peason Airport in Mississauga on a flight paid for by Foreign Affairs last Friday, and is staying at an undisclosed location near Brighton.
Her advocate throughout the over two years she spent in prison, Joan Byrnes, says she’s recuperating from the 21-hour trip from Pakistan, where she was released from prison in mid-July.
Kerr was arrested at the Islamabad International Airport on February first, 2007 after a package with six kilograms of heroin was found next to her luggage. She still maintains her innocence, and says Pakistan is one place she will never travel to again..