Prison Voices: Matthew Bentley: Irredeemable at 14?

March 20, 2012

Matthew Bentley was 14 years old in 1997 when he broke into a house he thought was unoccupied.While rummaging for valuables, he was confronted by the owner. Matthew shot and killed her with a gun he found in the house. At the time of his crime, Matthew couldn't legally smoke, drive or join the military, but he would receive a mandatory adult sentence — life without the possibility of parole. In a new podcast, you can listen to Matthew tell his own story.


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