Texas Teen Mistakenly Deported To Colombia Arrives Home

(Eyder Peralta/KUHF-Houston Public Radio)
Jakadrien Turner, a Texas teen deported to Colombia after authorities said she lied to them about who she was, headed back home today.

Turner was deported to Colombia in May and the AP reports that she was at a shelter and had gotten a job at a call center. CNN reports that Turner’s family said she was in the country “partying and smoking marijuana, and a detective told them she was pregnant.”

We also know that Turner ran away from home in November 2010 and she was arrested by Houston police in April of 2011. She told police she was Tika Lanay Cortez, a Colombian citizen born in 1990. (Read full story at KUHF-Public Radio)



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