Protesters react with joy as governor grants Julius Jones clemency – video

Supporters of Julius Jones celebrated outside Oklahoma’s capitol building as news broke that the governor of Oklahoma had granted clemency to the death row inmate, hours before he was due to be executed. Protesters had gathered to demand the state commute Jones’s death sentence to life imprisonment. Jones has been on death row since he was convicted of the murder of businessman Paul Howell in 1999. He has always maintained his innocence

Comments are closed.