Since 20-year-old Amber Boyce was imprisoned for attacking her boyfriend with a knife, she has gotten on medications that have stabilized her severe mental-health problems, and has begun working toward her high school diploma.
Boyce has a rough background. Beyond her diagnoses for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, both of her parents were drug addicts and she has struggled with substance abuse of her own, defense attorney Rory Driscole said.
On Tuesday, Driscole asked a Northampton County judge to spare Boyce state prison, Read More
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