Serial stowaway Marilyn Hartman arrested twice at Chicago airports

(KMSP) - Marilyn Hartman, the woman notorious for boarding flights without a ticket in cities across the country, has been arrested twice in the past two weeks for trespassing at Chicago's airports.

Chicago police spokeswoman Janel Sedevic confirmed Hartman, 63, was arrested April 24 for loitering in a restricted area at O'Hare Airport. Hartman was charged with misdemeanor trespassing and released, but was arrested again Sunday, May 3 at Midway Airport and charged with trespassing and violating the conditions of her release.

Hartman's arrest at O'Hare came less than two weeks after she was found unfit to stand trial in Florida for a Minneapolis to Jacksonville stowaway case. She was released to a homeless shelter on April 13.

Hartman struggles with depression and mental illness, and has spent months living in homeless shelters in Minneapolis. She has a history of trespassing at Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport, at times just to find a warm place to sleep. Airports around the entire country have her mug shot, and have been on the lookout.

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