• #FreeCyntoiaBrown demands justice for child sex slave jailed for killing man who used her

    By: WZTV - FOX17 Nashville


    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Social media posts by stars Rihanna and Kim Kardashian West are bringing new light to a FOX 17 News investigation regarding Cyntoia Brown, a child sex slave who is currently jailed in Nashville for killing the man who used her.

    Both posts end with the hashtag -- #FreeCyntoiaBrown, which has now gone viral. The stars, among thousands of others on social media, are demanding justice for Brown.

    Brown was bought for sex at the young age of 16 by a 43-year-old Nashville real-estate agent, whom she later killed.

    The jury sentenced Brown under the law at the time giving her life in prison. She’d only be eligible for parole is after serving 51 years. She would be 67.

    Watch the full investigative report from FOX 17 News:

    A documentary from Filmmaker Dan Birman documents seven years of following the case.
    There are now plenty who want her set free. It’s a very dedicated group of people working on a clemency campaign for Cyntoia.

    They want the Governor and the Parole Board to really look at the unique factors of her case. Unique factors like the work she's done behind bars for years, long before anyone floated the idea of clemency.

    Thousands have taken to social media using the hashtag #FreeCyntoiaBrown:

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