Kim Kardashian has turned to her fans for help.

The Keeping Up With The Kardashians star, 40, is desperate to use her legal know-how to save a convict from being executed in just two weeks for a crime he committed as a teen.

In a desperate bid to save him from the needle, Kim has begged fans to help her raise the issue to President Donald Trump who has the power to over-rule the execution.

Kim, who is training to be a lawyer, took to Twitter to reach out to fans about a young man named Brandon Bernard - who, along with two accomplices, kidnapped Todd and Stacie Bagley from Fort Hood, Iowa, in 1999.

"A terrible case has been brought to my attention and I need your help," Kim wrote on Twitter.

Kim has turned to fans for help in a bid to save an inmate on death row

"Without it, on December 12th Brandon Bernard is going to be executed for a crime he participated in as a teenager.

"First, I want to say that a terrible crime was committed and me fighting for a stay of execution does not take away from the sympathy I have for the victim's Todd and Stacie Bagley, and their families. My heart breaks for everyone involved."

Kim went on to let fans know that two of the people who participated in the crime are not behind bars, and instead, at home.

"In fact, Brandon was not a part of the initial carjacking that took place and was stunned when the robbery turned into a homicide with one of the other teens shooting both Todd and Stacie in the head," Kim wrote.

Brandon Bernard was convicted of capital murder in 1998, and is due to be executed in two weeks

She went on: "The gunman then turned to Brandon, gun still in hand, and told him to light the car Todd and Stacie lay in on fire to destroy the evidence.

"Brandon believed both were dead, though Stacie was not, and was fearful for his own life, so he made the terrible decision to comply."

He agreed to give them a ride in his car - but during the journey Bernard's accomplice Christopher Vialva pulled out a gun and ordered the couple to get into the boot.

During the several hours they spent in the trunk, the Bagleys could be heard telling their kidnappers to embrace Christianity.

Kim shared a snap of Brandon Bernard with his family on Twitter

Kim went on to explain the situation, adding that she believes Bernard's lawyer had dropped the ball when it came to explaining the situation to the jury.

"At trial Brandon's attorney fell short by not hiring any experts who could have explained to the jury why Brandon decided to leave the video game store that night or how he had grown up in an abusive home, or how his homeless father had left him searching for protection in the streets," she wrote.

"His trial attorney also failed to tell the jury how remorseful he was or anything about his background. We now know this testimony would have spared his life."

Kim even said that two of the jurors who learned about Bernard's background after the trial, admitted they would not have voted for the death penalty.

Kim Kardashian is currently training to be a lawyer

Kim went on: "Recently the prosecutor herself- the person who helped put Brandon on death row- has also come forward and asked that his life be spared since he was the least culpable of the five teens involved.

"Although all five teens were black, 11 of the 12 jurors were white. This, coupled with the misleading and incomplete information the jury was given, deprived the boys of a fair trial. Instead of being executed, Brandon could live out his sentence in prison."

He was found guilty of murder in 2000 by a jury in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas, and subsequently placed on death row.

Kim concluded: "He has now been on death row for 20+ years with zero disciplinary write ups. He uses his time to reach out to at-risk youth, advising them to not stray from the Lord's path (or not follow in his teenage footsteps)."

The TV star often tries to help death-row inmates with her legal know-how's

She then added a link to a petition to help save him from being executed in two weeks.

The justice department on Friday scheduled a December 10 execution at Terre Haute, Indiana - which will be the ninth the federal government has carried out in 2020.

Earlier this year, Kim starred in documentary The Justice Project, which followed her as she met inmates who had been imprisoned for lengthy terms despite their low-level crimes or being first-time offenders.

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