Missouri Governor Commutes Britt Reid’s DWI Sentence: Victim’s Lawyer Responds | KCUR

Britt Reid, a former Chiefs assistant coach, had his prison sentence changed to house arrest by Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Friday. Reid, who is also the son of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, was initially sentenced to three years in prison for his involvement in a serious multi-car accident while driving under the influence. The accident grievously injured Ariel Young, who was then 5 years old. Parson’s decision will now allow Reid to complete his sentence at home until October 2025. The governor’s decision drew severe criticism, even from his own party members. The lawyer representing the victim, Tom Porto, expressed his bewilderment at why the governor bypassed the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole’s decision. Porto said this decision has reopened the already traumatic situation for the victim’s family. Parson was requested to discuss his decision on Up To Date, but he was not available.

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