Sat. Aug 15th, 2020

JOUETT ATTORNEY: SEEKING LESSER SENTENCE

Clovis, NM (KRQE) – Today, the sentencing hearing for Nathaniel Jouett continued in Clovis. During today’s hearing, Jouett’s attorney asked that the court sentence him to serve only 20 years behind bars for the 2017 Clovis Carver Public Library shooting, KRQE reports. The state has asked that he be sentenced to serve 96 years. Taking the stand today, Jouett’s therapist Christopher Tokarski stated that Jouett had been struggling with drug abuse, depression and anxiety. He also went on to say that Jouett has not made excuses for what he did and has always owned up to them. Other information revealed in today’s hearing is that Jouett blamed his birth mother for leaving and he struggled with anger related to that incident.

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