Marissa Alexander granted retrial

September 27, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Carrie Healey Marissa Alexander, convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for firing a gun over the head of her husband in order to stop physical abuse, has beengranted a new trial. The Florida mother was sentenced to 20 years in prison in May 2012. Alexander testified that her then husband Rico Gray physically assaulted her on August 1, 2010, just one week after she gave birth to...

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