Darrius Stewart family vows to keep fighting, appeal ruling

By Updated: February 26, 2019 10:09 AM CT | Published: February 25, 2019 3:09 PM CT
<strong>Henry Williams, the father of Darrius Stewart, explains that he is not giving up the pursuit of justice for his son. Stewart was shot and killed while in the custody of a Memphis Police Department officer in 2015.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Henry Williams, the father of Darrius Stewart, explains that he is not giving up the pursuit of justice for his son. Stewart was shot and killed while in the custody of a Memphis Police Department officer in 2015. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

A month after a federal judge dismissed the City of Memphis from a civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Darrius Stewart, attorneys representing his parents have filed a notice of appeal in hopes of reversing the summary judgment. 

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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