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Cardiff woman jailed after Dominican Republic death

Nicole Reyes has been jailed for 12 years for the voluntary homicide of her husband in the Dominican Republic. She was involved in a road collision with her husband Jorge, a Dominican national, in July 2012. Ms Reyes has always denied the charge.

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Trial of Nicole Reyes to start in Dominican Republic

Nicole was arrested when her husband Jorge died in a crash on the island two years ago. Credit: ITV News

The trial of a Cardiff woman imprisoned in the Dominican Republic for 18 months is due to start today.

Nicole Reyes, from Rumney, was arrested two years ago when her 38-year-old husband Jorge died in a car crash on the island.

She was jailed without a trial but both her and her family have always protested her innocence.

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