#Free Cyntoia Brown pic.twitter.com/73y26m Lp7u — Kim Kardashian West (@Kim Kardashian) November 21, 2017 Rapper T. and actress Cara Delivigne have also used their platforms to shine new light on the case, and are calling on lawmakers to intervene.
Kardashian West vowed in a social media post that she would have her attorneys look into Brown’s conviction to see if anything can be done to help her.
Brown — who admitted she killed Allen by shooting him in the back of the head — becomes eligible for parole soon after she turns 69. The paper further reports that Brown had been in and out of the custody of the Department of Children’s Services “for years.” Brown said she was forced to prostitute by a boyfriend who essentially became the underage girl’s pimp, taking the money that she would make. Birman, who documented Brown’s case from the week of her arrest until her conviction almost six years later.Subsequently, she said, he reached underneath his bed for what she thought was a gun, so she pulled a .40-caliber handgun out of her purse and shot him. Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.Brown said she took money from Allen’s wallet and took two guns before driving his truck to a nearby Walmart parking lot.It featured an image of Brown, and a statement about her case.“Imagine at the age of 16 being sex-trafficked by a pimp named ‘cut-throat.’ After days of being repeatedly drugged and raped by different men, you were purchased by a 43-year-old child predator who took you to his home to use you for sex.