The 22-year prison sentence handed down to Mount Pleasant resident Casey Amos Floyd is an example of justice being rightfully enacted. However Floyd, 24, has led a troubled life, which does nothing to absolve him of guilt. But it is evident that more could have been done throughout his life to prevent Floyd from reaching the point that he did. To put it simply, he never had much of a shot.
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