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Cyntoia Brown: sex trafficking victim in prison for murder granted full clemency

Cyntoia Brown: sex trafficking victim in prison for murder granted full clemency

Cyntoia Brown granted full clemency by Tennessee governor

The Tennessee governor, Bill Haslam, has granted clemency to a woman  serving a life sentence for murder who says she was a victim of sex  trafficking and who has been supported by celebrities including Rihanna and Kim Kardashian West.

The Republican governor, whose term ends in two weeks’ time, chose to  show mercy to the now 30-year-old Cyntoia Brown by releasing her on 7  August this year. Brown was sentenced to life in prison for killing a  man when she was 16.

She will remain on parole supervision for 10 years on the condition  she does not violate any state or federal laws, holds a job and  participates in regular counseling sessions.

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