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Posted on: February 28, 2019

02-28-2019 Indictments issued in Downing Dr. homicide

Jones, Antwain M

Antwain Maurice Jones has been charged with the murder of David Bernard Stewart.  A grand jury issued indictments against Jones on Monday for first degree murder, (two counts) use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and malicious wounding.  Jones was extradited to Danville from Texas and is being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.  These charges stem from 12-23-2018 when officers responded to Downing Dr. and found a 23 year-old female and David Bernard Stewart suffering from gunshot wounds.  Stewart died from his injuries and the second victim survived. 

VA State Code 18.2-32 First Degree Murder

VA State Code 18.2-53.1 Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony

VA State Code 18.2-51 Malicious Wounding

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