Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip challenges conviction again as execution looms

Death row inmate Richard Glossip is scared, his attorney said Friday.

The inmate filed a new challenge Friday morning to his conviction, coincidentally just hours after his execution was set for Sept. 22. He claimed again he is “factually innocent”.

He also claimed prosecutors intentionally destroyed evidence, his trial attorneys were ineffective and he is ineligible for the death penalty because of intellectual disability.

The 120-page filing is based largely on a new investigative report done on his case for free by an international law firm, Reed Smith.

“I’m scared right now that nobody will listen,” he said Thursday, attorney Don Knight said. “That nobody will care, that this work has been done to show that I didn’t do anything, that I’m not somebody who’s capable of murdering anyone and yet they won’t do anything.”

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