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U.S. Supreme Court lets Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed pursue DNA testing in bid to prove innocence

Reed has long said he was wrongfully convicted for the 1996 murder of Stacey Stites. His lawyers will now be able to renew their legal fight for testing of crucial crime scene evidence.

Rodney Reed is scheduled to be executed next Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.

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