Texas Army Sergeant Convicted of Killing BLM Protester Could Be Pardoned Before Appeal: Legal Expert

Arleen Richards
By Arleen Richards
April 14, 2023US News

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he intends to pardon Army Sergeant Daniel Perry, who was convicted on April 7 of the 2020 fatal shooting of armed Black Lives Matter protester, Garrett Foster. Abbott said the sergeant is protected by the Texas “Stand Your Ground” law, and has already requested the Board of Pardons and Paroles to determine if Perry should be pardoned. NTD spoke with attorney Emily Taylor, who said the move may be premature because Perry hasn’t yet been sentenced.

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