Commutation Petition Filed In On Behalf Of Cyntoia Brown

Posted at 9:43 PM, Dec 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 22:45:12-05

The legal team for Cyntoia Brown has officially filed a formal petition to commute her life sentence.

Brown was charged and convicted of murder as a teenager, but all along her attorneys claimed self-defense and that she was a victim of sex trafficking.

Advocates have called for her sentence to be commuted including celebrities like Rhihanna and Kim Kardashian. 

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The Governor will now review the filing.