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By Emily Mieure
Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Parole eyed in assault after life sentence overturned


May 30, 2019

JACKSON — After first being sentenced to life in prison for beating his ex-girlfriend, Wyoming inmate Josh Black could be released from prison in less than a year.

Following Black’s countless appeals and the Wyoming Supreme Court overturning his conviction, Black could be paroled as soon as March 2020.

“Myself and my family and friends who support me were shocked and disappointed with how the case ended up being handled,” victim Kelli Windsor said.

Windsor suffered a brain bleed and broken bones during the 2014 assault.

“He came so close to killing me,” she said. “The doctor s...

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