Three other former guards were each sentenced to 30 years in prison each for their roles in the 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqis.
Samuel Little’s criminal record goes back decades, but investigators have only recently used DNA evidence to link him to several Los Angeles cold cases.
A little-watched speech is a big deal in criminal justice circles.
“Today, I am commuting the prison terms of eight men and women who were sentenced under an unfair system,” Obama said Thursday in a statement.
Awkward, white-noise-filled footage featuring Ike Turner 2.0 pulling up weeds and clearing clearing debris in Richmond, Virginia as part of his sentence.
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