State lawmaker wants clemency for Cyntoia Brown
"An unfortunate sacrifice."
That's what a Tennessee lawmaker calls the sentencing of Cyntoia Brown.
Brown was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 16 for murdering a man she claims was prostituting her. Last week, Tennessee Supreme Court chose to make her serve the full life sentence.
State Senator Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) has asked Governor Bill Haslam to grant clemency to Brown. She reviewed the case and believes Brown is guilty, but believes her punishment is out of line.
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