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Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency by Tennessee Governor

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Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency by Tennessee Governor

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency by Tennessee Governor

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency by Tennessee Governor Commuting Brown's life sentence for murder means she's now eligible for parole on August 7.

A victim of child trafficking, Brown committed the crime in 2006 at the age of 16.

She was tried and convicted as an adult for first-degree murder.

Commuting her sentence is one of Bill Haslam's last acts as Tennessee Governor.

In doing so, he overrules a decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court that Brown remain in prison for at least 51 years.

Bill Haslam, Tennessee Governor, via Huff Post A 2011 PBS documentary put Brown's case in the spotlight, The Women’s March will hold nationwide protests on behalf of Brown and victims of sex-trafficking on January 19th.

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