Indonesian prosecutors seek 20-year term in cyanide murder

October 5, 2016 3:45 PM

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JAKARTA, Indonesia – Indonesian prosecutors have recommended a 20-year jail term for an Indonesian woman charged with murdering a fellow student at an Australian school.

Former Australian resident Jessica Kumala Wongso is accused of poisoning Wayan Mirna Salihin, a classmate at Billy Blue College of Design in Sydney, who collapsed and died Jan. 6 after drinking coffee ordered by the defendant at a Jakarta cafe. Wongso has denied any wrongdoing.

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