Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown tale, a new documentary down on Netflix, revisits the actual situation of Cyntoia Brown-Long. A man she claims paid $150 to have sex with her at the age of 16, Brown-Long (nee Brown) was tried as an adult and sentenced to life in prison for killing 43-year-0ld real estate agent Johnny Allen. Brown-Long, now hitched, hasn’t denied her criminal activity, but alleges she acted away from self-defense, relating to NPR.
Following tremendous outpouring of celebrity-driven help and legal aid, Brown-Long ended up being awarded clemency by the previous governor of Tennessee in 2019, fifteen years after she was initially sentenced. Now, Brown is joyfully married and works as an advocate for unlawful justice reform. She will be on parole for the following a decade.
Both legislation and social mores have changed since Brown-Long ended up being sentenced in 2004, and labeled a teenage prostitute. Continue reading “Cyntoia Brown-Long Has Been Thriving Since Her Prison Launch”