A woman from Redcar, has been sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug trafficking.
Lindsay Sandiford was arrested in May after police in Bali said they found 10.6lb of cocaine in the lining of her suitcase.
"We can confirm that a British national is facing the death penalty in Indonesia.
"We remain in close contact with that national and continue to provide consular assistance.
"The UK remains strongly opposed to the death penalty in all circumstances."
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