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Advocate group to walk 131 miles in support of Julius Jones


December 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of advocates will be taking a 131-mile walk on New Year's to bring awareness to an Oklahoma death row inmate.

The group of five men are walking in support of Julius Jones, a Black man convicted of first-degree murder in the 1999 shooting death of a 45-year-old white man, who argues he is innocent and was never even at the crime scene, according to the McAlester News-Capital.

More than 6 million people have signed a petition demanding justice for Jones. His case has drawn the attention of celebrities Kim Kardashian West and Baker Mayfield, as well as...

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