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Henry Montgomery, Sentenced to Life Term at 17, Leaves Angola Prison on Parole

HeadlineNov 19, 2021

In Louisiana, 75-year-old Henry Montgomery walked out of Angola prison on Wednesday, winning parole nearly 58 years after he was sentenced to life in prison for a crime he committed as a teenager. Montgomery’s case was central to a Supreme Court ruling that extended the possibility of parole to hundreds of people with life sentences for juvenile crimes.

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