She was convicted of first-degree murder in 2006 At 16, she said she shot Johnny Mitchell Allen, 43, in self-defense after he solicited her for sex Brown, who was tried as an adult, is currently serving a life sentence In recent months, social media has reignited the controversial case Many, including celebs, have helped spawn #FreeCyntoiaBrown online In May 2018, Brown, now 30, was granted a clemency hearing

Cyntoia Brown, trafficking victim serving life for murder, gets clemency hearing

At 16, she said she killed a 43-year-old man in self-defense after he solicited her for sex

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