Cyntoia Brown must serve 51 years before eligible for release, court says

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The court issued the opinion Thursday at the request of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
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Published on December 10, 2018 -  00:44
Cyntoia Brown Fights Against Sentence For Killing Her Alleged Assailant
According to refinery29.com, "Cyntoia Brown was 16 and a victim of sex trafficking when she was arrested for killing the man who allegedly solicited her for sex, Johnny Allen." She told the authorities that she thought he was reaching for his gun, which is why she attacked and killed him. In. Despite this, Tennessee’s Supreme Court clarified an earlier ruling that she must remain in prison for 51 years before she is eligible for release.

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