DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A man has been found not guilty in the fatal stabbing of a bouncer at a popular Detroit nightclub.
The Macomb Daily in Mount Clemens reports that a jury reached its verdict Friday in 21-year-old Trevon Dumas’ trial. Deliberations started Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit.
Dumas was being escorted last September from Club Pandemonium following a fight when 41-year-old Lewis Ferrin was stabbed multiple times in his head and neck. Ferrin was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Defense attorney Cena Colbert White argued that prosecutors didn’t prove during the trial that Dumas stabbed Ferrin.
Witnesses said they saw Dumas hit Ferrin, but did not see a knife.
Ferrin’s bother said he was killed just one month before his planned wedding date. A father of three, he was going to be a grandfather early next year.
Ferrin’s death marked the fourth murder related to Club Pandemonium in 16 months.
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