Kim Kardashian West Says Death Row Inmate Rodney Reed ‘Praised Jesus’ After Learning His Execution Was Put on Hold

When convicted murderer Rodney Reed learned that his death sentence was put on hold indefinitely, he praised Jesus, according to Kim Kardashian West.

The reality TV star told Jenna Bush Hager on “Today” that she visited Reed last week when he was days away from his scheduled execution. The highest court in Texas issued a stay of execution, sending the case back to the trial for further consideration.

“When we got the news it was just this overwhelming sigh of relief and hope,” Kardashian West shared of the moment. “It was extremely emotional and he said praise Jesus and I could just feel his soul when he said that.”

Reed was sentenced to death for the 1996 murder conviction of Stacey Stites, a woman he was in a romantic relationship with who was later raped and murdered.  He has maintained his innocence for over 20 years and Kardashian West got involved in his defense after new evidence surfaced pointing at another suspect, Stites’ fiance at the time.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law