Cyntoia Brown, who was 16 when she killed a man, freed after clemency

Brown says she was forced into prostitution before 2004 killing, and celebrities, including Rihanna, had called for her release Cyntoia Brown has been released early from the Tennessee prison for women, where she was serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16 years old after being allegedly forced into prostitution. Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and other celebrities had lobbied for Browns release. She was granted clemency in January by the outgoing governor, Bill Haslam. Now 31, Brown will remain on parole for 10 years, on the condition she does not violate any state or federal laws, holds a job and participates in regular counseling sessions, Haslams commutation says. Brown released a statement on Monday saying she …