Woman pleads not guilty to being fugitive mom

Woman pleads not guilty to being fugitive mom


Judy Lynn HaymanSAN DIEGO — A woman arrested this week in her Balboa Park-area apartment, 37 years after allegedly escaping from a Midwestern prison, pleaded not guilty Friday to a criminal complaint charging her with being a fugitive from justice.

Judy Lynn Hayman, 60, has not admitted she is the person wanted in Michigan. Through her attorneys, Hayman continues to fight extradition to the Midwest.

Hayman — whose true name is Jamie Lewis, according to her attorneys — was ordered held without bail, pending an identity hearing on Feb. 18.

A review hearing is scheduled March 10 to see if Michigan authorities will issue a governor’s warrant asking that Hayman be returned to that state.

San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Richard Madruga told reporters that his office has a limited role in the case. Hayman does not face any more criminal sanctions as a result of the fugitive charge being filed…

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