Branstad Denies Commutation Request By 4 Inmates
by Associated Press
November 01, 2012 2:00 PM
Gov. Terry Branstad has denied applications to commute the sentences of four Iowa inmates, rejecting their requests to become eligible for the parole.
One is serving time for second-degree murder. The others are serving time for first-degree robbery. The governor, in a news release on Thursday, gave no reason for denying the inmates' request.
The inmates are:
- 67-year-old Evelyn Tangie, who's serving time for second-degree murder in 1996 in Wapello County.
- 29-year-old Nikkolas Kemp, who's in prison for first-degree robbery in 2001 in Polk County.
- 33-year-old DeMarcus McGee, is serving time for first-degree robbery in 1998 in Black Hawk County
- 30-year-old Andrew Stephens, was sentenced to prison for first-degree robbery in 2003 in Black Hawk County.