Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Will Staff Sgt. Cory Griffin Get Justice and Help?

Judge considers shortening ex-soldier's sentence due to PTSD
By: Associated Press
Posted: Feb 13, 2017
Staff Sgt. Cory Griffin
COLORADO SPRINGS - A judge in central Colorado is considering reducing a former soldier's sentence for drunkenly shooting his friend based on whether he is receiving adequate mental health care in prison.

The Gazette of Colorado Springs reports that 4th Judicial District Judge Lin Billings-Vela said on Thursday that reports that former Staff Sgt. Cory Griffin's mental health is deteriorating while he serves his eight-year sentence may rise to the level of an extraordinary circumstance that merits a sentence reduction.
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