A New Hampshire woman who turned herself in to authorities a decade after fleeing with her 8-year-old daughter in a custody case has been released from jail on $250,000 cash bail.

Genevieve Kelley of Whitefield disappeared with her daughter, Mary Nunes, into Central America in 2004.

The 50-year-old Kelley turned herself into authorities in November. Her lawyer says she wants a trial; she faces two counts of custodial interference.

Kelley says her daughter, now 18, is safe. Authorities don't know where she is. One of the conditions of Kelley's release on bail is that she not have any contact with her daughter.

Kelley, a family practice doctor, was free after posting $50,000 bail in December. A judge set the higher bail Dec. 18 after a prosecutor raised questions about whether she failed to turn over passports she may hold in other names.

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She was released Wednesday from the Grafton County Jail.

According to People magazine, in a statement Kelley thanked friends and supporters "who had generously trusted me and contributed to my bail." 

Based on reporting by the Associated Press.

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