kimberly mccarthy

Kimberly McCarthy, 51, is a convicted murderer who received a reprieve hours before death chamber.

*There have been a few people convicted of crimes that have garnered nationwide support to either release them from jail or have them removed from death row… not this time.

In 1997, Kimberly McCarthy, 51, was accused of killing her neighbor Dorothy Booth, a 71-year-old retired college psychology professor in Lancaster, Texas, approximately 15 miles outside Dallas.

Of 12 jury members, 11 of McCarthy’s jury were white. Now her lawyers are trying to prove that her predominantly white jury was “improperly selected on the basis of race.”