Cyntoia Brown released from prison
Cyntoia Brown, the woman who was convicted of killing a man who solicited her for sex and sentenced to life in prison, is now free.
Brown was granted clemency in January by then-Gov. Bill Haslam and officially released early Wednesday morning, according to a press release sent at 3:30 a.m. local time.
#CyntoiaBrown was 16 when she was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man. Now, 15 years later she will be walking out of the doors here at the Tennessee Prison For Women as a FREE woman. A look back at her case + what’s next on @WMCActionNews5 at 10pm pic.twitter.com/GjeXlp5wed
— Arianna Poindexter (@AriannaWMC5) August 7, 2019
#BREAKING: Cyntoia Brown has been released from the Tennessee Prison for Women, according to the Tennessee Dept. of Correction. She is now on parole supervision. #CyntoiaBrown @WKRN pic.twitter.com/IOenbJewmk
— Josh Breslow (@JoshBreslowWKRN) August 7, 2019
NEW: Cyntoia Brown, the woman who was convicted of killing her sex trafficker and sentenced to life in prison, has been released. https://t.co/LHEzf1dT15
— ABC News (@ABC) August 7, 2019