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Colorado woman accused of entering Louisiana airport naked, refusing to leave

The woman walked into a Louisiana airport without any clothing and refused to leave, according to Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

KENNER, La. — Authorities in Louisiana say a woman walked into an airport without any clothes on and refused to leave after being told she couldn't travel that way. 

A report in The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate says 27-year-old Mariel Vergara, of Pueblo, Colorado, was arrested last Friday. 

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Deputies say she refused to leave Louis Armstrong International Airport and scuffled with deputies before being arrested. 

She was jailed on charges including obscenity and battery of a police officer, and a charge of battery on a corrections officer was added Thursday. 

It's unclear whether she has an attorney who could comment on her behalf.

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