New details on Britney GrinerThe jailing of was released as the WNBA star continues to be detained by Russian authorities.
A US Embassy Moscow official found the 31-year-old Phoenix Mercury player to be “in good condition” after meeting her on March 22, a US State Department spokesperson . net price told CNN.
“We were able to verify her condition, we will continue to work very closely with her legal team, with her wider network, to ensure that she is treated fairly,” Price said, adding that the US government “will continue to do everything in our power” to ensure that Griner receives fair treatment while in custody.
The visit marked the first access by US officials to Griner since his arrest in February, according to CNN. The two-time Olympic gold medalist was arrested last month for drug trafficking at a Moscow airport after Russian authorities allegedly found vaping cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage.