Dying Cancer Patient Parole Violation
Sabrina Orbera | Orbera's daughter Keylania McIntosh (Photo/Facebook)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A woman with an advance stage liver cancer has been ordered to report to jail after officials say she violated parole by getting arrested for pulling her adult daughter’s hair during a fight.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that once 45-year-old Sabrina Orbera is released from the hospital, she’ll await a parole violation decision in jail.

A medical release from prison in December cut short Orbera’s 15-year DUI manslaughter sentence. She’d been incarcerated since 2006 after pleading guilty in a crash that killed a 38-year-old woman.

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After Orbera’s Feb. 3 arrest, the Florida Commission on Offender Review denied her request to stay home during the review.

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Attorney Jim Lewis says Orbera is dying and it’s not right to jail her. He’s asking the state attorney’s office not to file charges.

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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com/

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