Russian media: Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russia drugs trial

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Russian news agencies say jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner has pleaded guilty to drug possession and smuggling charges during her trial in Moscow. The reports quoted Griner as pleading guilty to the charges at Thursday’s court hearing. They said that speaking through an interpreter, Griner said she had acted unintentionally because she was packing in haste.

A4J Deputy Director Valena Beety spoke with 12 News NBC about the developments of the case.