California Parole Board backs Tony Hick’s prison release
SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- Tony Hicks was 14 years old when he shot and killed college student Tariq Casima back in 1995. Today, the California Parole Board granted the 37 year old his freedom.
Hicks was the first juvenile in California to be tried as an adult. The family of the young man who was murdered pleaded with the state parole board to release Hicks.
Today, Casima’s father and Hicks’ grandfather talked about the great news of Hicks’ release.