Birth: August 23, 1982
Death: May 6, 2014
Mr. Daniel Dawsey of Dothan, AL passed away, Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.
Visitation will be Monday, May 12, 2014 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home; Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 13, 2014 11:00 A.M. at the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church; burial will be follow at the Church Cemetery; under the direction of the caring staff of Scott’s Chapel Hill Mortuary “Because We Care”.
Daniel Lanier Dawsey, “D-Dawsey” was born August 23, 1982 to the late Carrie Bell Dawsey and Sammie Corbitt and a family full of love and togetherness.
He was a member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Daniel was a graduate of Dothan High School. He was currently employed at Wayne Farms and enrolled at Troy University, studying Physical Education.
Daniel had many who loved him and enjoyed spending time with him. He was planning a future with a special lady, Jambria Register, who loved him unconditionally. Daniel will forever be remembered and definitely missed by his children: Kameron, Kameia, Makinley and Levi; siblings: Johnny (Prince), LaTonja Pride, Lisa Dawsey Baker (Travis), April (Kentay), Sandra (Dominic), Kim Fields (Brian), Jessica (MaBoya), Krystal; two that were like sisters to him, LaKesha and Jazzilyn; grandparents: Thelma Dawsey and David Aaron (Janice); n!eces and nephews: Imani, Kenjana, Aliyah, Heidi, Brianna, Ja’Kory, Keyshon, Davonta “D.J.”, Ty’Relle, Trey, Zahairia, Kehion and Kylen; great nephew: Brayden; two special aunts: Lillie Taplin and Luretha Laws; special child of his heart, Christian Peterson; other very loving, aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
Erin Edgemon – May 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM,
Man dies after being shot in head Tuesday night, Dothan police say
DOTHAN, Alabama — A 30-year-old man was fatally shot in the head Tuesday night on Eugene Street in Dothan.
Police are now searching for the suspected shooter, Emanuel Tarrail Bryant, who is being charged with murder.
Dothan police responded to the 100 block of Eugene Street and found the victim, Daniel Lanier Dawsey, lying on the ground and unresponsive at around 8:33 p.m., Dothan Police Sgt. Maurice Eggleston said.
Dawsey was transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center where he died at around 9:30 p.m.
Investigators say the shooting stemmed from a physical altercation between the two men.
Bryant, who is considered armed and dangerous, is described as being a black man, 6 foot 1 inches tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call Dothan police at 334-615-3000. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers 334-793-7000 or by texting the word ‘DACS’ and the tip to CRIME (274637).
Updated with additional information from Dothan police at 12:53 p.m.
Kim Allen – Aug 06, 2015
Emanuel Bryant Guilty Of Manslaughter In Dawsey Shooting Death
A Houston County jury deliberated more than four hours before finding Emanuel Bryant guilty on manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Daniel Dawsey in May of 2014. Bryant faced a murder charge, but the jury found him guilty on the lesser included charge of manslaughter.
The defense called into question the credibility of prosecution witnesses during the trial. A sentencing date is set for August 26th, where Bryant could be sentenced to life in prison.
Matt Elofson – Aug 26, 2015
Victim’s family finds justice in 35-year sentence issued in fatal shooting
Kim Fields said the 35-year prison sentence issued to her brother’s killer on Wednesday gave the family some justice.
Fields spoke shortly after the sentencing for Emanuel Bryant, who received the 35-year sentence from Circuit Court Judge Butch Binford. A Houston County jury found Bryant guilty earlier this month of felony manslaughter in the shooting of 31-year-old Daniel Dawsey, Fields’ brother.
“It will help me to keep from reliving his death, and now focus on his life,” Fields said. “It will bring us some closure.”
Dothan police investigators arrested Bryant on May 8, 2014, and charged him with murder in the shooting death of Dawsey. Dawsey suffered a fatal gunshot wound in the 1000 block of Eugene Street around 8:30 p.m. The shooting happened during an altercation in the street. The jury found the 31-year-old Bryant guilty of the lesser included felony manslaughter charge at trial.