Iowa Governor Holds Public Hearing Over Murderer's Release

Gov. Terry Brandstad wants community's voice in decision to commute life sentence of Rasberry Williams.
0:39 | 03/27/13

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He shot his neighbor to death over a thirty dollar gambling debt nearly forty years ago. Now today the governor of Iowa is asking its citizens at the state should let him go 366. Year old raspberry Williams is serving life he has since received an education mentored dozens of inmates -- -- rescue -- he even once saved the lives of prison guards -- another prisoner had taken hostage. He's asking to have his life sentence commuted to a set number of years so -- can seek parole and he's received wide support. Iowa governor Terry Branstad is holding the public hearing today where the murder how much to hear the feelings of people who live in the community on whether he should adjust the sentence.

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