Why David Sheppard's clemency ignited a political firestorm

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf granted clemency this year to 8 people serving life sentences. One of those people is David Sheppard. He's 54 years old, and in 1992 he was one of four people convicted of the robbery and murder of Thomas Brannan, a pharmacy owner in Overbrook. Sheppard served 27 years in prison before he was given his freedom. But after an email from the Lieutenant Governor accusing Delaware County's District Attorney of trying to hold up his clemency and a social media post by Kim Kardashian West, Sheppard found himself suddenly in the middle of a war of words on the national stage.

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