The trial of U.S. real estate investor Cyrus Sepehr, who is in preventive prison in Costa Rica with crippling post-polio syndrome, continued for a second straight week. On Friday, prosecutors asked judges that Sepehr be given 20 years in prison.
U.S. citizen Cyrus Sepehr, who suffers from post-polio syndrome, says he's slowly dying in a Costa Rica prison while waiting on local courts to decide his legal fate.
When Cyrus Sepehr was thrown into a preventive prison in Costa Rica under suspicion of fraud, he could still walk. But in just four months he's been relegated to a wheel chair, and the left side of his body is now paralyzed.