Grand Jury Returns “No True Bill” in Fernando Jewitt Death

On October 21, 2016 Eighth Judicial District Attorney R. Christopher Nevils issued a final report of the circumstances, investigation, and determination of criminal responsibility by the grand jury for the death of Fernando Jewitt on May 12, 2016. According to his report, Fernando Jewitt received a single gunshot wound to his chest at Stroll’s Club. Mr. Jewitt was transported to Winn Parish Medical Center where he received medical treatment and later succumbed to the injury received. An investigation by the Winnfield Police Department revealed that Stephan Duncan, Jr. shot Fernando Jewitt with a .45 caliber pistol. At the conclusion of their investigation, the police department presented their file to the District Attorney.


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