Grand Jury Declines To Indict In Case Where Child Died After Grandfather Left Loaded Gun On Chair

Monday, January 28, 2013

The Hamilton County Grand Jury has declined to issue an indictment in a case in which authorities said a Harrison man left a loaded pistol on a chair and his two-year-old grandson fatally shot himself with it.

A presentment went before the grand jury on a charge against Stan Nowell, but the grand jury did not go along with prosecuting the case.

Brennan Schuyler Nowell suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen at 6568 River Stream Road.

An autopsy report said life-saving measures were performed as he was being taken in an ambulance to Children's Hospital in the incident on Dec. 20.

Mr. Nowell is involved in a missions to Honduras.

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