|Kuehl's parents and sister, along with
Gheorghe and his parents and brother were in attendance.
They cried and held hands as lawyers discussed the
evidence against a tearful Kuehl, who sat in the prisoner's
A publication ban has been placed on what was said in
Her father spoke to media shortly before her release
asking for privacy and decency.
'HARD ON US'
"I'd love to sit down and (tell our story) but our lawyer
advised us not to. We've been through pure hell," said Barry
Kuehl. "It's been hard on us."
With her release, Kuehl immediately began hugging members
of her family, including her father, who broke down in
Kuehl had been detained throughout the long weekend.
She then walked out of the courthouse holding the hands
of her father and sister. At times, she rested her head on
her father's shoulder.
Her bail comes with many conditions, including that she
not communicate with Gheorghe, who upon hearing the
condition in court turned his head aside and appeared to be
REPORT TO ROH
Kuehl is required to be in her parents' custody at all
times, hand over her passport to police and check in with
them every Saturday.
She also has to report to the Royal Ottawa Mental Health
Centre within 24 hours of her release, as directed by
psychiatrists, along with notifying the CAS if she becomes
pregnant before her case comes to court.
Police said Kuehl went to hospital on April 30 suffering
complications related to the birth.
Hospital staff notified the coroner, who called police.
Police later intercepted a garbage truck and found a baby's
Police sources said her boyfriend, with whom she lived,
didn't know Kuehl was pregnant and he has not been charged.