One man arrested, another still at large in Jarvis Daffin murder | Crime
On February 4, 2012 the Dothan Police Department became involved in a case regarding a possible shooting death of a Dothan resident. Officers received information that a twenty-four year old male named Jarvis Daffin had become the victim of a homicide. Investigators began a diligent effort to confirm details of the incident during which time they learned that Jarvis Daffin was last seen going to Headland, Alabama with two other males.
Investigators developed further information that lead them to believe during this trip, Mr. Daffin was fatally wounded by a single gunshot wound and placed in a wooded area in the vicinity of Tumbelton, Alabama. Working in conjunction with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Headland Police Department and A.B.I., investigators with the Dothan Police Department were able locate the victim and evidence that was left behind. Investigators stated the motive for the crime appears to be robbery. An autopsy conducted February 6, 2012 confirmed the victim was Jarvis Daffin.
Investigators have now identified and signed warrants against two suspects, Antwain Jermon Wingard and Justice Jerrell Knight. On February 7, 2012 police located and arrested sixteen year old Antwain Jermon Wingard and charged him as an adult with Capital Murder, Kidnapping 1st Degree, and Robbery 1st Degree for his actions during the crime.
Investigators say the second suspect, Justice Jerrell Knight remains at large but is believed to have fled the area. Knight is wanted for Capital Murder, Kidnapping 1st Degree, and Robbery 1st Degree. Police continue to ask anyone with information about the case or information on the whereabouts of Justice Knight to call the Dothan Police Department or CrimeStoppers 334-793-7000.
Antwain Jermon Wingard, black male, sixteen years of age, of N. Bell Street was arrested and charged with Capital Murder, Kidnapping 1st Degree, and Robbery 1st Degree with no bond.
Justice Jerrell Knight, black male, twenty years of age, of N. Bell Street is WANTED for Capital Murder, Kidnapping 1st Degree, and Robbery 1st Degree no bond.
Source: Dothan Police Department