Judge: Released inmate seeking heart transplant should remain free

A judge ruled today that a Hempstead woman previously released from behind bars should remain out of jail as she seeks a heart transplant.Diane McCloud

A judge ruled today that a Hempstead woman previously released from behind bars should remain out of jail as she seeks a heart transplant.Diane McCloud didn't know what her future would hold as she walked into the court today. In April, a judge threatened to lock her up again when he found out she had been smoking cigarettes, for which she was removed from the heart transplant program. McCloud was...

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