Who Is Michaella Mccollum?
The Peru Two, Melissa Reid from Lenzie, Scotland and Michaella McCollum from Dungannon, Northern Ireland, were the women who got arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling on 6 August 2013 at Jorge Chávez International Airport, Lima, Peru. Their luggage was seen to have 12 kg (26 lb) of cocaine. Michaella hit the headlines then. Now, people are interested to know where is Michaella Mccollum today. Scroll down and get the answer.
Where Is Michaella Mccollum Today?
Both Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum are now 28. As mentioned before, Michaella is a single mother to four-year-old twins. Since her release in 2016, Michaella McCollum has worked to turn her life around and wrote a memoir about her time spent in jail. The book titled “You’ll Never See Daylight Again” describes her experience in prison.
Michaella has an Instagram account where she has more than 75.7K followers.
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What Did Michaella Mccollum Do?
Michaella McCollum from Northern Ireland, along with Melissa from Scotland, was on the party island of Ibiza when they were given £5,000 to transport class A drugs. They were caught at Jorge Chávez International Airport on August 6, 2013, having 11kg of cocaine in their suitcases which were hidden in cereal packets and worth almost € 2 million.
Michaella Mccollum Prison Time
Michaella spent time in jail for 6 years and 8 months in a Peruvian prison in 2014 and was released on parole after 2 years and 3 months in March 2016. She was sent to the Virgen de Fatima prison in Lima while awaiting her trial before moving to Ancon 2 prison.
Michaella recalled the atrocities she saw in jail in her memoir You’ll Never See Daylight Again. She recalled how she slept on concrete beds and ate food that was frequently riddled with bugs.
Michaella Mccollum Age Now
Michaella is 28 years old now, according to the Irishmirror. She is a single mother to twin boys who are almost four years old.
Michaella became pregnant during a short relationship and announced to her followers on social media in May 2018 that she had given birth to twins Rafael Genie and Rio Addison.
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