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62-Year Old Repeat Airline Stowaway Released From Jail

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Marilyn Hartman, the 62-year old woman who has made headlines for really wanting to go to Hawaii and being arrested twice in one week at LAX, was released from jail on Saturday evening.

Hartman was serving a 177 day sentence for violating her probation stemming from her first arrest at LAX on August 4, when she stowed away on a flight from San Jose. She returned to LAX three days later, despite being banned from the airport without a valid ticket. A sheriff's official said that Hartman was released because of overcrowding, according to ABC 7.

The lonely, homeless cancer survivor has been caught sneaking onto airplanes going back to at least February of this year. Earlier this year a GoFundMe pledge drive was set up to buy her a plane ticket to Hawaii. No word on whether or not it reached its goal.

Related: Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Has A Blog, Seems Thrilled With The Attention [SFist]