Kim Kardashian Recalls Rodney Reed's "Emotional" Response to Execution Delay

E! Online | 11/17/2019 | Staff
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Today, I had the honor of meeting #RodneyReed in person and the privilege of sitting with him when he got the news that the highest court in Texas had issued a stay of execution and remanded the case back to the trial court for further consideration. Words cannot describe the relief and hope that swept over the room in that moment. That hope had been building over the last few weeks around Rodney’s case. We have seen Democrats and Republicans come together. We have seen grassroots activists and lawmakers link arms. We have heard people all around the globe speak up. And all because of a deep belief that every man or woman accused of a crime - especially one punishable by death - deserves the chance to have all available evidence considered. So grateful for the commitment and passion of everyone who voiced their support, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles for their recommendation to issue a 120 day reprieve, and the courts for issuing a stay!

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When Death Row inmate Rodney Reed learned he wouldn't have to die this week, Kim Kardashian was in the room with him.

The 51-year-old was originally scheduled to be executed this Wednesday for the 1996 assault, rape and strangling of a 19-year-old woman, Stacey Stiles. Attorneys with the Innocence Project have said there is evidence that exonerates him. On Friday, the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles recommended that the governor grant Reed a 120-day reprieve so a trial court can review his case again, and the state's Court of Criminal Appeals later formally halted...
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