Gypsy Blanchard wants people to ask Gov. Mike Parson to shorten her prison sentence


Gypsy Blanchard is asking for people to urge Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the state parole board to give her an early release from prison.

“I am respectfully asking all who wish me an early release to please aid my father in his efforts for my freedom,” Blanchard wrote in an email released late Tuesday.

She hopes individuals will “write a letter expressing support for my early release to either the Missouri State Governor, Michael L. Parson, and/or the Division of the Missouri State Board of Probation and Parole.”

The 27-year-old, imprisoned for her role in the death of her mother, also wrote, “I am scheduled for a parole hearing in December of 2021. However, any and all letters of support are helpful.”

Dee Dee Blanchard, 48, was killed in June 2015 at the Greene County home she shared with Gypsy…

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