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Woman pleads guilty to escaping from Auckland managed isolation facility

A woman has pleaded guilty in court today to absconding from a managed isolation facility in Auckland earlier this month.

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Suzanne Derrett left Auckland’s Pullman Hotel on July 4, and admitted her guilt in a Dunedin court today. Source: 1 NEWS

Suzanne Marie Derrett, 43, had arrived from Brisbane when she escaped the Pullman Hotel on July 4. The hotel is being used as a managed isolation facility. 

She had tested negative to her day three Covid-19 test before the escape.

Derrett was found two hours after her escape on Anzac Avenue, several blocks away.

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Suzanne Derrett is accused of escaping from the Pullman Hotel in Central Auckland on July 4 Source: 1 NEWS

Today she pleaded guilty to absconding from the Pullman Hotel.

She's been remanded on bail for a week.