Now 29, Brown was sent to jail over 10 years ago in 2004 for killing a 43 year-old estate agent named Johnny Allen, who paid her for sex when she was 16.
"She was sentenced as a child and the fact that she was a sex slave and the pimp she was living with was trafficking her is worthy of not just celebrities but all of us", said Bone, Brown's attorney. She told police that while they were in bed, Allen reached for something underneath the bed, Brown thought he was looking for a gun, so she took the handgun she had in her purse and shot him.
She shot and killed him with a gun she kept stashed in her handbag.
Despite the horrific circumstances - and the fact that children and teens can not consent to sex with an adult - the court found her guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced her to life in prison with eligibility for parole when she turns 69 years old.
With Brown's story getting spread across social media in recent days, celebrities are showing their support for Brown.
Kim Kardashian and others also posted about the case, the reality star even offering her attorney's assistance in the case. After several years of being trafficked, used and raped repeatedly, Brown finally found the gumption to fight back and kill her abuser.
"We have to do better & what's right". Do you agree that there was injustice and that she should be free?
Sinback was Brown's lawyer in the juvenile court system before she was transferred to be tried as an adult in 2004, and has been advocating for Brown ever since.
That 2011 short documentary series received huge attention this week when signer Rihanna Fenty shared a screengrab of the film on Instagram on Tuesday.
No-one knows how the case attracted such high-profile eyes, although a local TV station Fox 17 aired a story on Brown last week.
Calloway and Sinback say Cyntoia's mom drank alcohol during her pregnancy and that Cyntoia was traumatized and abused growing up.
Thirteen years later and Cyntoia Brown remains in the Tennessee Prison for Women. After being found guilty in a 2006 trial Brown was sentenced to life in prison.
In turn, Birman's documentary helped change Tennessee's law for victims like her back in 2011, so that children 18 and younger can not be charged with prostitution.
He described Ms. Brown as "extremely remorseful", but said she also thinks "it was unjust what had happened in her life, and what a 40-year-old man was doing to her".
"Seldom do you have someone as articulate as she is, with the ability to say: 'I've been there, I've done that, and I want to speak out, to let the world know that this is indeed an terrible problem, ' " he said.
Brown's case drew attention to child sex and prostitution laws in Tennessee.
Thomas, who stands at 6-foot-4 and 330 pounds, spent the summer with Kansas City, participating in training camp and preseason. Instead of recycling the same guys, the team finally decided to make a move by signing Darrelle Revis.
This repurchase authorization allows the technology company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.
Jenner made a cool $22 million over the past year, which is reported to have come down to her earning potential through Instagram. In total, the 10 highest-paid models made a whopping $109.5 million combined from June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017.
Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas converted from the spot, while Willian marked his 200th Blues appearance with two sublime goals. Fabregas's initial spot-kick was ruled out for encroachment, but the Spaniard was unflustered as he slotted home again.
The three commission members who voted yes on the project did not defend their positions during the brief meeting. McConaghy said he believes the company has secured the volume needed to make the project economically viable.
However, a hacker could use other nearby cell towers to triangulate a user's location to within a quarter-mile radius. The company also claimed it would stop the collection of the cell tower information by the end of November.
India accused Pakistan of sponsoring the attacks through the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), which Saeed had founded in the 1990s. Saeed was put under a 90-day house arrest in January, after which his detention was extended several times.
Standout returner Jamal Agnew (knee) has been ruled out for Detroit , along with running back Dwayne Washington (hip). They've blown them all out, but they only have one win over a playoff contender and that's a Blake Bortles led team.
The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. The Company's shares have declined -2.53% in the past month, -7.77% in the last twelve months, and -18.55% on an YTD basis.
S. Korea Move Up 2 Spots to 59th in Nov. FIFA Rankings
DR Congo (36) and Morocco (40) complete Africa's top five, while Burkina Faso climbed to sixth place in Africa and 44th overall. North Korea were the most improved team, climbing 18 places to 114th, while Laos fell by 22 and are ranked 184th in the world.
Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault
The Brazilian, 33, was found guilty of assaulting a 22-year-old woman at a disco in Milan in 2013, when he played for AC Milan . The Brazilian star had previously been accused of sexual assault while at City in 2009, but was later cleared of the charges.
Argentinian submarine search intensifies as fears grow for crew
But they didn't issue a distress call and it was unclear if the problem left the vessel without propulsion or unable to surface. Other experts say the Argentine submarine, which mysteriously disappeared last week, may be at the bottom of the Mar del Plata.
Journalist shot dead in Tripura by jawan
He was reportedly taken to the GB Pant Hospital here only at around 2.30 p.m. and doctors declared him brought dead. Bhaumik is survived by his wife and two children.
Kevin Hart & Eniko Welcomes Third Child - Kenzo
This is the first child for Hart and Parrish , who married in a handsome ceremony in August , and the third overall for Hart . The little boy, whom the couple named Kenzo , entered the world on Nov.ember 21, making Kevin a proud dad of three.
Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?
As it turned out, beer , wine and vodka are completely different effects on human behavior. As it turns out, having a beer or a glass of wine does tend to make you feel more relaxed.
United States condemns ethnic cleansing in Myanmar
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Bali's Mt Agung volcano begins to erupt
He said the Centre for Volcanology would continue to monitor and analyse volcanic activity and provide up-to-date information. The volcano , which is located 75km from the resort hub of Kuta, last erupted in 1963, killing almost 1,600 people.