Kim Kardashian is talking out in assist of Julius Jones forward of his deliberate execution in Oklahoma on Thursday.
Kardashian fired off a sequence of tweets on Tuesday after Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt denied a gathering with Jones’ mom, Madeline Davis-Jones, on Monday afternoon. Davis-Jones and dozens of different supporters visited the governor’s workplace to request a gathering.
Jones, 41, has been incarcerated practically 20 years after being convicted for the deadly capturing of Paul Howell throughout a 1999 carjacking. He was sentenced to loss of life on the age of twenty-two however has maintained his innocence all through.
“The state is so bent on vengeance that they may make each effort to make sure they get to kill Julius- together with reviving him if he occurs to enter cardiac arrest previous to the execution,” Kardashian stated in a tweet.
Kardashian stated she was anxiously ready to listen to if Stitt will grant Jones clemency. She had beforehand met with Jones on the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma, final 12 months and tweeted to her followers what Jones’ final days will likely be like if he’s executed.
“At 9pm the day earlier than his execution, #JuliusJones telephone privileges will likely be terminated and he’ll obtain his final meal. He will likely be checked on each quarter-hour for the final 4 hours of his life. Then, he will likely be put to loss of life,” she tweeted.
“On Thursday, the Inspector Basic will receive the physique bag and tag from the medical expert’s workplace and all witnesses for the execution will likely be chosen. Subsequent week, they may prohibit entry to the unit the place Julius is housed and they’re going to carry out gear checks.”
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Stitt is Jones’ final hope for clemency after he and different inmates lost at a federal appeals court earlier this month to quickly droop their executions. Final month, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole board voted 3-1 to advocate Stitt grant Jones clemency and scale back his sentence to life in jail with the opportunity of parole.
Stitt can settle for the advice or scale back the sentence to life with out the opportunity of parole or let the execution proceed.
“That is the chilly equipment of the Demise Penalty in America. In simply over two weeks, an harmless man may very well be put to loss of life,” Kardashian tweeted. “My coronary heart breaks for Julius and so many others who’ve suffered from such tragic miscarriage of justice.”
Carmen Forman and Nolan Clay on the Oklahoman contributed to this report.
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