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We've paused this action for the moment. Thank you to the 20,062 of you who have added their names to stop Reggie's execution. We will reopen this action later this year in advance of the judge's ruling.
On 7 April 1991 19-year-old Reggie Clemons’ life changed forever. The trainee mechanic was taken from his home by police for questioning about the killing of two young women a couple of nights earlier. Two years later he was sentenced to death as an accomplice in the murder of Julie and Robin Kerry. For 19 years, Reggie has sat on death row for a murder that the prosecution agree he didn’t commit. Now, we have a real chance to save his life. On 17 September a ’special master’ Judge will begin a review of the case and determine whether or not his death sentence stands.
Huge question marks surround his conviction:
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We’re calling on the State of Missouri to commute Reggie Clemons’ death sentence. We believe they should do this because of these question marks, and because we oppose the death penalty unconditionally, in all circumstances.In 2009 the Missouri Supreme Court assigned a ‘special master’ judge to investigate the reliability of his conviction. The review starts on 17 September.
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