Life in Prison

Frederick Edouard was sentenced to life in prison for Second Degree Murder with a Firearm plus 15 years for Shooting Into a Dwelling.

This murder happened on September 5, 2013 in Fort Myers. Edouard was hired to murder Jerry Norvilus. The defendant was given a gun and then went to the home of the victim and fired numerous shots into his house killing him.

He was found guilty of all charges following a trial that began at the end of October. The sentences will run concurrent.

Assistant State Attorney Andreas Gardiner of our Homicide Unit and Assistant State Attorney Cassie Quaglia handled the case.

Samantha Syoen
Communications Director
State Attorney’s Office