To Die For Author Joyce Maynard: Pamela Smart Deserves Her Chance at Freedom

The author who concedes her novel may have helped cement a lingering portrait of Pamela Smart as “a ruthlessly ambitious killer” has asked that Smart be given a chance at freedom after her 1991 conviction and life sentence for conspiring to murder her husband.

Billy Flynn, Killer of Pamela Smart's Husband, Is Moved to Work-Release Program

William “Billy” Flynn, who committed the 1990 murder for which Pamela Smart was convicted for conspiracy and sentenced to life without parole, has been moved to a medium-security prison as he approaches his own chance at parole next year.

Flynn was transferred last week to a facility in Warren, Maine, as part of a work-release program following his second-degree murder conviction for shooting Gregg Smart, reports the Associated Press.