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Angel Cabrera, 2-time main winner, to be launched from jail


After spending 30 months in three totally different prisons, two-time main champion Angel Cabrera will be launched on Friday, per Golf Digest.

Courting again to 2016, Cabrera has been coping with his authorized troubles. The 53-year-old has served a sentence for home violence towards his ex-wife and different lesser expenses. Ex-wife Silva Rivadero alleged that Cabrera bodily assaulted her accompanied with verbal threats.

Two different ex-girlfriends, Micaela Escudero and Cecilia Torres Mana, accused him of home violence and verbal and bodily abuse as nicely. These three accusations stacked towards Cabrera, however the ultimate straw got here in 2020.

The 2009 Masters champion flew to Akron, Ohio, for the Senior Gamers Championship with out giving his native authorities discover.

A Crimson Discover issued by Interpol was triggered, and that alerted police worldwide about a global fugitive. On Jan. 14, 2021, the previous U.S. Open champion returned to South America and was swarmed by Brazilian federal officers.

That incident brought on him to spend nearly 5 months within the Plácido de Sá Carvalho jail exterior of Rio. Cabrera was extradited to Argentina in June 2021, and after delays from COVID-19, he went to Cordoba’s Bouwer jail on home violence, intimidation and theft expenses.

He maintained his innocence all through the trial however was finally discovered responsible on two counts of assault towards Torres Mana. That started a two-year sentence. Cabrera spent the subsequent 18 months in one in every of Argentina’s most violent prisons, Carcel de Bouwer. The locals gave it the nickname, ‘The Jail from Hell.’

In November 2022, the previous Presidents Cup member went to courtroom once more for extra assault expenses, however this time from Escudero. He was convicted and sentenced to a different two years and 4 months. His sentences had been to be served concurrently.

On the finish of 2022, Cabrera was transferred to Monte Cristo, the place he will probably be launched on Friday. He nonetheless has a pending case with Rivadero.

“I simply wish to go dwelling, be with my household, and begin a brand new section of my life,” he stated by his longtime supervisor, Manuel Tagle.

Savannah Leigh Richardson is a golf workers author for SB Nation’s Enjoying By. You may comply with her on Twitter @SportsGirlSL and on Instagram @savannah_leigh_sports for extra golf protection. You should definitely try @_PlayingThrough too.

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