Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court Judge Arlan L. Harrell’s court during proceedings on Sept. 20, 2013. Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, is expected to get a retrial in his case in October 2017. On Monday, Oct. 16, 2016 it was revealed that noted attorney J. Tony Serra will lead the defense.
Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court Judge Arlan L. Harrell’s court during proceedings on Sept. 20, 2013. Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, is expected to get a retrial in his case in October 2017. On Monday, Oct. 16, 2016 it was revealed that noted attorney J. Tony Serra will lead the defense. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file
Douglas Ray Stankewitz sits in Fresno County Superior Court Judge Arlan L. Harrell’s court during proceedings on Sept. 20, 2013. Stankewitz, who has been on California’s death row longer than any other inmate, is expected to get a retrial in his case in October 2017. On Monday, Oct. 16, 2016 it was revealed that noted attorney J. Tony Serra will lead the defense. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file

Legendary lawyer Serra will defend death row inmate Stankewitz

October 17, 2016 3:40 PM