Jessica Burlew is an 18 year old girl diagnosed as schizoeffective and autistic, was held pre-trial in isolation in Estrella Jail from January, 2014 until November, 2015. She is currently housed at Perryville Prison after having been convicted of 2nd degree murder for the accidental death of Jason Ash, a 43 year old man who was sexually exploiting her as a 16 year old.
Jessie is in need of continuous support while she is in prison. She needs to know she has supporters that care about her and her fight. AZ DOC needs to know that we are still watching and won’t tolerate violations of Jessie’s rights. Letters are strongly encouraged; please follow this link for prison guidelines on letter writing. Donations for Jessie’s commissary are also needed to help Jessie afford food, books, art supplies, and letter writing supplies. We compiled a list of requests from Jessie so that supporters may directly purchase and send books: Book Requests & Donations.
To read Jessie’s full story, follow this link.