Cyntoia Brown Released from Prison

By: Aleah Shell In 2004, 16-year-old, Cyntoia Brown was charged as an adult and sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder and aggravated robbery against her own rapist. Brown told the courts it was an act of self-defense after being forced into prostitution. She began resisting and saw her rapist, Johnny Mitchell Allen, reach for a gun that she knew was in his cabinet because she had seen it before, and automatically thought he would kill