Australian grandmother sentenced to death for drugs in Malaysia after earlier acquittal overturned

An Australian grandmother who said she was tricked into carrying drugs into Malaysia after falling for an online romance scam was on Thursday sentenced to death after an earlier acquittal was overturned, her lawyer said.
Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto was arrested in December 2014 while in transit at Kuala Lumpur airport with 1.1 kilos (2.4 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine stitched into the compartment of a backpack she was carrying.
The 54-year-old was cleared in December of trafficking after a…