Grandmother sentenced to life without parole in AL for drugs gets chance at freedom
May 7, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – It was a green, nylon men’s gym sock stuffed full of heroin and pills. Geneva Cooley had taken a train from New York City to Birmingham in order to pick up the sock and deliver it for a man she thought was a friend. He offered to pay her $1500 for the job, and she accepted. Cooley was a daily heroin user and needed the money.

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