California governor pardons woman sentenced to life as a teen in 90s for fatally shooting abuser

A California woman sentenced to life without the possibility of parole as a teenager for fatally shooting a man who abused and sex trafficked her was granted clemency Friday by Gov. 加文·纽瑟姆(Gavin Newsom).

Sara Kruzan was 16 at the time of the shooting, according to the pardon. 在 1995, Kruzan was sentenced for first-degree murder, and a four-year consecutive firearm enhancement was added to the life sentence., according to a copy of the pardon obtained by CNN.
政府. Arnold Schwarzenegger had commuted her sentence to 25 years to life in 2010, the pardon said.
      在 2013, Kruzan was resentenced to 15 years to life for second-degree murder plus a four-year firearm enhancement, a total term of 19 生命岁月, according to the pardon. Kruzan was released after serving 18 入狱多年.
        “多发性硬化症. Kruzan committed a crime that took the life of the victim. 自那时候起, 多发性硬化症. Kruzan has transformed her life and dedicated herself to community service,” according to the pardon. “This act of clemency for Ms. Kruzan does not minimize or· forgive her conduct or the harm it caused. It does recognize the work she has done since to transform herself.
            根据一个 news release from Newsom’s office, the governor granted 17 赦免, 15 commutations and one medical reprieve on July 1.
            Since taking office in January 2019, Newsom has granted a total of 129 赦免, 123 commutations and 35 reprieves, 根据发布.