WENN – Nov 25, 2020 / 7:32 am | Story: 317374
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Kim Kardashian has met a loss of life row inmate with a view to serving to him escape execution.
The Maintaining Up with the Kardashians spoke to Julius Jones at a jail in Oklahoma Metropolis, in keeping with TMZ.com.
Jones, who’s African-American, is on loss of life row as he was arrested aged 19 for the deadly taking pictures of a 45-year outdated white man named Paul Howell in 1999, against the law for which he was convicted of first-degree homicide in 2002 – leading to a loss of life sentence.
Sources inform the gossip web site, she frolicked with Jones and his legal professional, Dale Baich, and made guarantees to help his authorized staff with their case, earlier than assembly together with his household at a neighborhood church.
His mom reportedly bought emotional when talking to Kim, telling her that her son was at dwelling along with her on the evening of the homicide.
The truth star turned jail reform campaigner, who has been learning regulation as a part of her efforts to free these on loss of life row or going through life in jail because of wrongful convictions or unfair sentencing.
Insiders say Kim took an curiosity in Julius’ case after watching Viola Davis’ documentary collection on him, The Final Protection. She additionally promoted a Change.org petition supporting the inmate which gained thousands and thousands of signatures.
Jones filed for clemency final 12 months and members of The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board will make a suggestion to Governor Kevin Stitt whether or not he ought to commute or scale back his sentence.
Campaigners have claimed Julius’ conviction was racially charged as there was little proof to tie him to the scene of the crime and that he was hampered by a poor authorized protection – and he believes he was framed for the homicide.
Jones doesn’t but have a scheduled execution date.