Commissioners write letter to Haslam urging clemency for Cyntoia Brown

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 19, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 19, 2018 12:10 AM CT
Four Shelby County Commissioners wrote a letter to Gov. Bill Haslam urging him to grant clemency for 30-year-old Cyntoia Brown, who is currently serving a 51-year prison sentence for killing a man when she was 16.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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