- Associated Press - Thursday, May 5, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Four people from Tennessee and one person from Kentucky are among the 58 prisoners included in the latest round of commutations by President Barack Obama.

All five whose sentences were commuted Thursday were convicted of dealing cocaine or methamphetamine and sentenced to serve from 19 years to life in prison. Their sentences are scheduled to expire on Sept. 2.

John Herbert Talley of Chattanooga had been sentenced to life in prison and 10 years’ probation in December 1995 for possessing cocaine base with the intent to distribute.

The others include Efrem Rahoman Douglas of Knoxville, Trevis Love of Harriman, Cintheia Denise Parra of Memphis and Golden Sutton of Henderson, Kentucky.

Obama commuted the drug-related sentences of six other people from Kentucky and Tennessee in March.



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