Kim KardashianTexas death row inmate on Texas death row is getting support from the community. Melissa LucioThis woman has new hope, despite her imminent execution.
Melissa’s son was our guest. John LucioHe was headed to Dallas for a protest against the impending execution.
TMZ’s John says that his mom Kim Kardashian was supporting him in her cause. She was shocked and couldn’t believe it. Kim’s support, along with many others, helped to lift her spirits, he said.
Kim called the Texas Governor. Abbottto stop the execution, which is set for April 27. Melissa’s 14 children wrote a letter to Governor asking her to stop the execution.
Melissa has been on death row almost 15 years. In 2008, she was convicted of killing her 2-year old daughter. Melissa claimed that her 2-year-old daughter fell down a flight stairs upon arriving at the police station.
Melissa’s family, lawyers and supporters note that she initially claimed her innocence, but was forced to confess after being interrogated for hours.
Kim is a long-standing advocate for reform in criminal justice. Speaking outYou can also find information about other Texas death row cases, such as Rodney Reed.
Melissa, if executed, would be the first Latina to die in Texas during the modern era.