Virtually 60,000 individuals, including Hollywood stars Kim Kardashian and also Susan Sarandon, are petitioning for clemency for a fatality row prisoner in Texas who is established to die in 3 weeks for a criminal activity he states he didn’t commit.Rodney Reed, a 53-year-old African American, was punished to death in 1998 after being founded guilty by an all-white jury of the rape as well as murder of Stacey Stites, a 19-year-old white female. “Just how outrageous !!!! New witness comes forward that Rodney was NOT the killer!!!! He is readied to be carried out Nov 20th,”Kardashian, the reality TV star, tweeted on Thursday, a little misspelling the inmate’s given name. Just how insane !!!! New witness steps forward that Rodeny was NOT the killer!!!! He is readied to be carried out Nov 20th. https://t.co/AgGcqVpjV6!.?.!— Kim Kardashian West(@KimKardashian). @GovAbbott requires to see that people from all over the U.S. & all over the world assistance #RodneyReed. Allow’s all send tweets to him. Right here’s an instance:”I’m from New
Orleans and I’m calling on @GovAbbott to quit #RodneyReed’s implementation.”Replicate and put your city, state, or country!– Sis Helen Prejean(@helenprejean)PLEASE @GovAbbott How can you carry out a guy when since his trial, considerable evidence that would exonerate Rodney Reed has come forward as well as also links the other person of rate of interest. I URGE YOU To Perform THE RIGHT THING.– Kim Kardashian West(@KimKardashian )In some cases it really feels difficult to make a difference -but below’s a chance to save an innocent guy. Authorize the petition and also #FreeRodneyReed https://t.co/etLwIVcKQO https://t.co/3wglchlufm!.?.!— Seth Eco-friendly (@SethGreen)#RodneyReed is set up for execution in Texas on November 20, in spite of significant evidence that pardons him and also factors to the murder sufferer’s fiancé Jimmy Fennell. Right here are the top 10 realities you need to find out about this case: https://t.co/L9FyjlJ102 pic.twitter.com/GZZCGGfrzQ!.?.!— Innocence Job( @innocence)DAMAGING! 26 Texas State Legislators, 13 Republicans & 13 Democrats, simply wrote
this emergency situation letter to @GovAbbott asking that he please grant a stay of execution for Rodney Reed and also even consider commuting his sentence. This is progression. PLEASE do this @GovAbbott. pic.twitter.com/wIUgjwqYSX!.?.!— Shaun King (@shaunking )Although traces of Reed’s sperm were located in the victim, he has always claimed virtue, maintaining that he and Stites were secretly having an affair at the time of her death.Reed’s attorneys
believe that proof obtained after the trial indicate an additional suspect -the sufferer’s future husband, Jimmy Fennell, a former policeman who later served a 10-year prison sentence for an additional rape.”The strong proof exonerating Mr Reed and implicating Fennell remains to mount,”they wrote in a clemency application Wednesday asking the state’s governor, Greg Abbott, to commute Reed’s sentence to life in prison.Read listed below and see why Texas is mosting likely to carry out an innocent guy called Rodney Reed in a month, then call @GovAbbott at(512)463-2000 & ask him to give a 30-day reprieve.
Make sure you talk with a live person. The world is enjoying Guv Abbott, please do the right point. https://t.co/HLHRMCLDaK!.?.!— Susan Sarandon(@SusanSarandon )One Click!!! INDICATOR this application if you don’t think the Federal government should eliminate an innocent guy!!! @GovAbbott https://t.co/L3xrvn7MJO!.?.!— Rihanna( @rihanna)In the record, they consist of several endorsements on their client’s part, including that of a previous colleague of the victim who confirmed that Stites was having a secret affair with Reed.According to another sworn statement filed with the application, a previous prison prisoner said he listened to Fennell boast during a prison lawn conversation concerning committing the murder & that Reed was founded guilty of. “Jimmy said his bride-to-be had been resting about with a black man, “stated Arthur Snow, the former inmate.Fennell with his lawyer has long
refuted participation in his girlfriend’s murder.Kim Kardashian’s retweet.Reed’s attorneys likewise have actually filed a request with the US Supreme Court, looking for a keep of execution.Separately, an on-line application uploaded by capital punishment activist Sis Helen Prejean and also the Innocence
Job has collected 60,000 signatures, asking that the Texas governor show clemency.Their efforts have been highlighted by tv talk program host Medical professional Phil and Sarandon, that won an Oscar in 1996 for her function as Sibling Helen in the flick”Dead Guy Walking.””Rodney Reed is innocent yet Texas is going to eliminate him on November 20th,”Sarandon created on Twitter.