Criminal appeals court rejects Rodney Reed’s bid for new judge
‘This is a miscarriage of justice’ — Rodney Reed was convicted and sentenced to death for murder by an all-white jury despite having a solid alibi. With just weeks left until his execution date, experts and witnesses still believe he’s innocent
Rodney Reed is set to be executed in one week for a murder he says he didn't commit. In the years since his trial, testimonies have been recanted, new witnesses have come forward, and the man believed to be the real killer is still out there. Watch in full
BREAKING: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has stayed Rodney Reed's execution, outweighing the parole board's recommendation.
At the time of the murder, Stites was engaged to a police officer named Jimmy Fennell. Fennell was known for racist remarks and a pattern of abusive behavior. Stites and Fennell are both white, and Rodney Reed is Black.
Rodney Reed was convicted and sentenced to death for murder by an all-white jury despite having a solid alibi. With just weeks left until his execution date, experts still believe he’s innocent
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about what matters" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We must stand together and lift up our brother Rodney Reed. Join me in calling to stop Reed's execution by the state.
🚨 BREAKING: RODNEY REED'S EXECUTION IS STAYED. By order of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Reed's "Brady, false testimony, and actual innocence claims" will be considered by the trial court in his case before any further action is taken.