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Killer of Grand Ole Opry’s Stringbean Akeman Denied Parole

The killer of Stringbean Akerman and his wife was denied parole recently, 40 years after the horrible crime was committed. This pose is not so much about the parole process as how one person may be treated differently from another due to who they killed as opposed to the fact that a killing took place. There is no doubt that the crime was horrendous, with John A. Brown laying in wait for Akeman and his wife with the intent to rob them and then killing them when a suspected stash more ยป