2 men released from prison after serving nearly 20 years for Detroit murder they didn’t commit»

“Former television news investigative reporter Scott Lewis, who first reported about the case for WXYZ (Ch. 7) in 2011, also helped in investigating the case to help clear the men.

Lewis, who’s now a private investigator, was as emotional as family members, the lawyers and other supporters in hearing that the charges were dropped against the men.”

 

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Case against man in 2002 Detroit double homicide dismissed»

Detroit — The case against a man released last month from prison after 17 years for a crime a judge said there’s reasonable doubt he didn’t commit was dismissed in court Friday.

Ahmed thanked the Michigan Innocence Clinic, his attorneys and private investigator and former TV news reporter Scott Lewis for working to clear his name.

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Scott Lewis Helps Two Men Serving a Life Sentence Get Retrials»

Two Detroit men serving life terms for the slaying of a woman on Mother’s Day in 1999 had hopes Friday of getting released from incarceration while they await new trials.

Both have proclaimed their innocence in the fatal shooting of Lisa Kindred, 35, on the city’s east side.

Scott Lewis, a private investigator and former TV investigative reporter who helped Johnson and Scott get a new trial, said he was “hugely disappointed” by their bond amounts.

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Families hopeful as pair seeks new trial in ’99 killing»

Earnestine Smith says she knows her son is not a murderer and hopes Wednesday’s hearing before the Michigan Supreme Court will lead to his release from prison after nearly two decades.

Former WJBK-TV (Ch. 2) reporter Scott Lewis, now a private investigator, tracked down Skinner, who has testified that Scott and Johnson are not the ones who killed his mother.

Lewis found out about the Johnson and Scott case while he was at WJBK and has been working on it ever since.

“I was shocked when I read the entire police file and all the transcripts,” Lewis said. “I just couldn’t believe that Justly was in prison for life with such flimsy evidence.”

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Jasmine Moody Case – Three Years Later»

 

 

Where is Jasmine Moody? Three years later, still no leads

“Desperate for leads after nine months of searching, Jasmine’s mother and stepfather hired private investigator Scott Lewis to work with the Detroit Police Department on the case.

Private Investigator Lewis joined police in their continued efforts, leading the community in ground searches for Jasmine. Despite conducting countless interviews and searches using cadaver dogs, they still have been unable to uncover any solid leads.”

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Detroit relives the Nancy Kerrigan attack with its role in ‘I, Tonya’»

Another person who’ll be in line for a ticket? Scott Lewis, now a private investigator, and then a Detroit TV news reporter who worked tirelessly to land scoops on the Kerrigan case.

Lewis was the first to report that the attack weapon was a collapsible baton. But his coup was breaking the story that the authorities were looking at a possible conspiracy and that Harding herself had been questioned by the FBI.

Before Lewis dug into investigating a tip that had come to Fox 2 Detroit, then known as Channel 2,  he reached for the phone. “I remember I called my wife and told her if this is true, it’s going to become an international story.”

Lewis spent a couple of days waiting somewhat anxiously for another news outlet to jump on the same story. What if somehow, despite all of his care, he had been wrong? But then the Oregonian of Portland, Ore., Harding’s hometown newspaper, reported that Gillooly, Eckhardt, Stant and Smith had been charged.

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Young Mom Murdered, Police Investigation Botched?»

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Instead of a card on mother’s day, a Roseville woman got a bullet straight through the heart. And 16 years later the killers could be walking free as two innocent men sit behind bars with a life sentence. Scott Lewis Private Investigations is on the case, interviewed by Crime Watch Daily in this very compelling story. It will leave you asking yourself, “How can this happen?”.

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Scott Lewis Private Investigations Joins Hunt for Missing Detroit Woman»

March 24, 2016 (Detroit)
The heat was on in Northeast Detroit today as Scott Lewis Private Investigations teamed up with Detroit Police, Crime Stoppers and others, trying to solve a nagging mystery: what happened to Tamala (Nikki) Wells. The 33-year-old disappeared without a trace on August 6th, 2012 leaving her mother Donna Davis heart-broken and desperate for answers. Davis asked Scott Lewis to join the investigation hoping to come up with new information that will help police crack the case. Lewis joined Crime Stoppers, police officers, local ministers and community activists at a news conference in the 19,000 block of Coventry near I-75 and State Fair where Tamala’s car was found abandoned. Crime Stoppers offered a reward for information on the case, then, the group hit the streets, passing out flyers and talking to area residents in search of new clues.

FOX 2, Local 4, Channel 7, Newsradio 950 (WWJ) and The Detroit News covered the event. For the full story, click here

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“We are hoping that media coverage will generate a tip that will close this case, but we also learned some new information today while canvassing the neighborhood where Tamara’s car was found”, Lewis said.

If you know something about the case, please call Crime Stoppers. If you provide information that helps solve the case you can collect the reward money without ever giving your name to anyone.

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