NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Woman sentenced to life as teen in killing wins clemency

7Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — January 07, 2019— A woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 was granted clemency Monday by Tennessee’s governor and soon will be released from prison.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency to Cyntoia Brown, who had been serving a life sentence but who will be released on parole on Aug. 7 — exactly 15 years from the date she was first arrested.

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