State seeks death penalty in inmate murder

Posted on March 19, 2019 by Staff reports

State Attorney Bill Eddins announces that Thomas H. Fletcher was indicted this morning by the Grand Jury in Santa Rosa County for the First Degree Premeditated Murder of Kenneth Jeff Davis on September 22, 2018.

Thomas Fletcher was indicted for the murder of Kenneth Davis which occurred while both were inmates at Blackwater Correctional Institution. Fletcher was serving a sentence for 1994 Broward County convictions for Murder, Robbery, and Trafficking in Cocaine. Fletcher’s next scheduled court date is March 28, 2019 in Santa Rosa County.

The State has filed its Notice of Intent to seek the Death Penalty in Mr. Fletcher’s case.

For additional information please contact Assistant State Attorney John Molchan at 850-595-4200.