AP PHOTOS: 2,500 Elderly Inmates Live in Peru's Prisons

March 11, 2015 4:46 AM

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Teresa de Jesus Tello never thought she would be incarcerated in a Peruvian prison at age 82.

The retired Peruvian teacher was arrested by anti-drug police at Lima's Jorge Chavez airport at the end of 2014 when she allegedly tried to take a small suitcase filled with cocaine on a flight to Madrid, Spain.

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