Tammy Davis-Charles: Australian nurse found guilty in Cambodia surrogacy trial

Tammy Davis-Charles: Australian nurse found guilty in Cambodia surrogacy trial

Tammy Davis-Charles: Australian nurse found guilty in Cambodia surrogacy trial

Updated 3 August 2017, 15:25 AEST

Australian woman Tammy Davis-Charles is sentenced to jail in Cambodia after being found guilty of acting as an intermediary between an adoptive parent and a pregnant woman and fraudulently obtaining documents.

An Australian nurse has been jailed in Cambodia after being found guilty of acting as an intermediary between an adoptive parent and a pregnant woman and fraudulently obtaining documents.

Tammy Davis-Charles has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and received a $1,200 fine.

She has already spent nine months in pre-trial detention.

Her two co-accused, Cambodian nationals Samrith Chakriya and Penh Rithy, were also found guilty and sentenced to 18 months. They were fined 2 million riel ($617) each.

Davis-Charles declined to speak to waiting media.

She did not react to the verdict inside the courtroom but sat with her head in her hands inside a holding room outside.