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Flight attendant who ditched a suitcase full of cocaine at LAX to plead guilty

Flight attendant who ditched a suitcase full of cocaine at LAX to plead guilty

A former JetBlue flight attendant accused of trying to sneak a suitcase with 60 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport and then making a dramatic dash to escape is set to plead guilty in federal court Monday.

Marsha Gay Reynolds, 32, is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine, according to court documents. A conviction on the charge carries a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison.

Reynolds, a U.S. citizen and resident of Queens, New York, is a former Jamaican beauty queen and New York University track athlete.

Bundles of cocaine were found in the bag she abandoned March 18 when she flung off her high heels and...

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