Wednesday, May 19, 2010
ABC 8 reports Governor Henry has commuted the death sentence of Richard Tandy Smith to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Smith was charged with the 1986 shooting of another man during an drug deal. A couple of months ago, the State's Pardon and Parole Board recommended clemency for Smith. It is reported that Henry felt it was a "difficult decision." See full story here.