Julius Jones case is left up to Governor Kevin Stitt

Tonight we know the Oklahoma pardon and parole board is recommending that Governor Stitt commute the death sentence of the convicted killer.

Jones was found guilty in the 1999 murder of an Edmond businessman named Paul Howell. 

He has maintained his innocence in this case that has drawn national attention from supporters and even some celebrities.

The board voted 3 to 1 to recommend Jones’ sentence be commuted to live in prison. Governor Kevin Stitt will ultimately decide the fate of Jones who claims he was framed for the murder.

Jones was an OU student in the semesters prior to being accused of the crime. He has been in prison since being convicted, spending 19 years on death row.

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