Cyntoia Brown, the woman who at 16 was convicted of killing an alleged sex trafficker and sentenced to life in prison, is now a free woman. Brown was granted clemency by then Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and was released from the Tennessee Prison for Women around 3:30 AM Wednesday morning. She will be under […]

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Cyntoia Brown is getting out of jail. Tennessee’s Governor Bill Haslam ordered an early release for Brown, an alleged sex trafficking victim serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16 back in 2004. Brown will be eligible for release on August 7th and will stay on parole for 10 years. She […]

The legal team of Cyntoia Brown, the woman who was arrested as a teen for first-degree murder, filed an appeal in January, asking that the court overturn her conviction. The state of Tennessee has responded with a denial. The Tennessean reports that Brown, now 29, did not receive an unconstitutional sentence when she was tried […]