Wednesday, April 10, 2013
KCRG Channel 9 reports Terry Branstad "has denied commutations for 10 inmates serving life sentences for murder, kidnapping and robbery." Meanwhile, Branstad "is still considering commuting the life prison term of 66 year old Rasberry Williams. The State's Board of Parole has recommended commutation for Williams and "prison officials have called him a model inmate who has prevented two inmate attacks on correctional officers." The average age of those denied commutations is 55 years. See story here.