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Holly Deane-Johns freed from jail
Holly Deane-Johns leaves prison today. Picture: Seven News

Convicted drug trafficker Holly Deane-Johns walked free from Bandyup Women’s Prison this morning after 11 years behind bars.

WA-born Deane-Johns was sentenced to 31 years in Bangkok’s Bangken Prison in 2003 after being caught posting 10.4g of pure heroin back to Australia in 2000.

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She was transferred back to WA in December 2007 and under the terms of the transfer she had to serve another five years jail in her home State.

The 41-year-old emerged from Middle Swan jail just after 7am today. Now sporting a new blonde hairstyle, Deane-Johns was hugged by two men and left the facility in a waiting car.

Deane-Johns long-term boyfriend and Finks bikie Stephen John Wallace was released from prison two years ago after serving seven years of a 15-year sentence for heroin trafficking with Deane-Johns.

Then last year Wallace, 48, was sentenced to two years jail after co-operating with a Corruption and Crime Commission investigation into a bikie brawl that left him with three fingers severed.

Her lawyer, Tom Percy, told 6PR he wasn't even aware she was to be freed.

The West Australian

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