LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –
Christmas is over, but not at Michelle Ravell’s home.
“We’ll have the tree going, it’s going to look much like Christmas!,” she said. Beyond the tree, and stockings, dozens of gifts were being wrapped then stacked under the tree.
“I am so ecstatic she is getting all this things,” Ravell stated.
All of this is for Kirstin Blaise Lobato, who goes by her middle name Blaise. Lobato was convicted of murder when she was 19, and spent more than 16 years in prison.
On Dec. 29, Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez ordered the case versus Lobato to be dismissed with prejudice and for her to be released from the Nevada Department of Corrections.
Member of the family said they hoped this Monday, would be the day she was launched, but inning accordance with Brook Keast, a public info officer for the Nevada Department of Corrections had verified to FOX5 that Kirstin Blaise Lobato will not be released regardless of her murder case being dismissed. The department stated Lobato will be moved to the Clark County Detention Center to serve one year behind bars for a different case. That different case was conspiracy to commit sexual contact with a prisoner.
Her lawyer, David Chesnoff said they are filing a movement to have her launched based upon credit for time served, and stated the Nevada Chief law officer will not oppose the motion. Presently Lobato is in the process of being moved to the Clark County Detention Center.
Regardless of the obstacle in her release, Ravell was still joyful and fired up for the future. Ravell stated she prepared to have Christmas with Lobato when she goes out, and has been gathering this provides for more than a years.
“As far as I’m concerned it’s Christmas when she goes out.”
Supporters of Lobato’s have began a gofundme for her to help raise money for her to go to the physician, and see a dental professional when she gets out.
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