Kim Kardashian‘s assist goes a great distance for Texas dying row inmate Melissa Lucio, who has newfound hope … regardless of her looming execution date.
We caught up with Melissa’s son, John Lucio, who was heading to a rally in Dallas to protest the approaching execution.
John tells TMZ … when he advised his mother Kim Kardashian was advocating on her behalf, she was shocked and could not consider it. He says, Kim supporting her, alongside many others, actually uplifted her spirit.
Kim has referred to as on Texas Gov. Abbott to halt the execution … which is scheduled for April 27. She’s spoken out on this concern on her social media and shared a letter to the Governor from Melissa’s 14 youngsters.
Melissa has been sitting on dying row for practically 15 years. She was convicted again in 2008 of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. Melissa advised cops her daughter fell down a flight of stairs after they arrived.
Melissa’s household, attorneys and supporters all observe she initially asserted her innocence however was coerced right into a false confession … after hours of robust interrogation.
As you realize, Kim has been a long-time advocate for felony justice reform … talking out on different dying row instances in Texas, like Rodney Reed.
If executed, Melissa can be the primary Latina put to dying in Texas within the fashionable period.