Kevin Strickland 'losing belief' as he awaits innocence hearing after 2 months of delays
Kevin Strickland speaks to The Kansas City Star in 2019 at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Clinton County, Missouri. - James Wooldridge/The Kansas City Star/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Kevin Strickland awaits his day in court after two months of delays, his faith in the system is waning, he told a national news network. "I hold fast to my faith that God ain't gon' let me die in this jail," Strickland, 62, told "CBS Mornings" in a segment that aired Monday morning. "But I'm losing belief that the system is gonna work." More than five months ago, Strickland received rare public support from Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker, who announced her office determined that Strickland, who was 18 when he was arrested, is "factually innocent" in a 1978 sh...