NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Cyntoia Brown is free.
It's been 15 years to the day since those words were true. Brown spent a decade and a half behind bars on charges of murder and robbery but was granted clemency from former Gov. Bill Haslam.
Brown said she was a sex trafficking victim when she killed Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen in 2004.
Facing life behind bars, Brown worked to earn a degree and fought for her freedom. After a nationwide plea to #FreeCyntoiaBrown, Gov. Haslam granted her clemency in January.
Brown requested privacy Wednesday when she's released but has this statement reading in part:
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