Mother calls for clemency: ‘My sons were sentenced with time to serve, not a death sentence’

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Mary Barbee by Justice for Melvin and Robert Dillon& Melvin Dillon and Robert Dillon, brothers who are incarcerated at the Nevada Southern Detention Center (NSDC), are in mortal danger. Their mother, Mary Barbee, has learned of improper handling of COVID-19 protocols at NSDC and is pleading with Gov. Steve Sisalek for their release. Both Melvin and Robert struggle with chronic lung disease and asthma. Melvin Dillon also has high blood pressure. On “Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness,” published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these are all reco...

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