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 Change.org petition demanding justice for Jones. His case has drawn the attention of celebrities Kim Kardashian West and Baker Mayfield, as well as...