Jermane's Journal gives the reader a unique insight into a prisoner's life. In Jermane's case, a wrongfully convicted prisoner's life. During the course of the past few years, Jermane has seen—through a continuing effort on his part—his security level go from that of 4-D—Maximum Security, highest grade—to 4-A—Maximum Security, lowest grade. The following—in Jermane's own … Continue reading Jermane’s Journal | Back To Lucasville—Rehabilitation Denied
Due to potential legal representation, the CJRJ's series of articles, Jermane Scott: Jumping the Gun will be put on hold for the time being. Over the coming weeks and months, Jermane's Journal will invite the reader to put themselves in the shoes of a man wrongfully convicted, and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. … Continue reading Jermane’s Journal | Coming Back To Life
Twenty-two years is a long time to remain silent. Jermane Scott broke that silence via a live radio interview with A9Radio397 in Springfield, Ohio this past week. During the 30-minute interview Scott spoke of a Springfield Police investigation that had only been in operation for 4 days before he was charged with the aggravated murder of … Continue reading Silence Broken, Spirit Intact: Jermane Scott Speaks Out
For all documents provided via FOIA re Jermane Scott’s case please link to: Jermane Scott Case Files Jumping The Gun—Part.1 Jumping The Gun—Part.2 Monday the 9th of December was a crucial day in the investigation of the murder of Bertram Thomas. Key evidence, aided by a growing list of witnesses would further shape an investigation … Continue reading Jermane Scott: Jumping The Gun—Part. 3
For all documents provided via FOIA re Jermane Scott’s case please link to: Jermane Scott Case Files Jumping The Gun—Part.1 Bertram Thomas's postmortem took place shortly after 9am on the morning of December the 7th. Performing the postmortem was Dr. Robert Stewart, a forensic pathologist who often performed such duties for Clark County. It is … Continue reading Jermane Scott: Jumping The Gun—Part. 2
For all documents provided via FOIA re Jermane Scott's case please link to: Jermane Scott Case Files Springfield, Ohio, December. 6, 1996. Bertram Thomas Jr is discovered dead—the victim of a homicide. Thomas's body—discovered by concerned neighbours—is found in the basement of his apartment. Thomas has sustained a single gunshot wound to the back of … Continue reading Jermane Scott: Jumping the Gun—Part. 1
Back in the September of 1997, a 19-year-old kid by the name of Jermane Scott was sentenced to life without parole for the aggravated murder of Bertram Thomas. I say kid—Scott was heavily involved in the street life— because in reality, he was just that. Jermane Scott’s world was a small one, with limited experiences. … Continue reading Life In Solitary Confinement: Hello World, Can You Hear Me?