Man Wanted For Murder In N.H. Arrested In Massachusetts


FRAMINGAHM, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A man wanted in connection with a murder in New Hampshire was arrested Wednesday in Massachusetts.

According to the New Hampshire Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young's office, 38-year-old Timothy Johnson was arrested at approximately 12:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in Framingham, Massachusetts.

An arrest warrant had been issued Sunday for Johnson, charging him with one count of second-degree murder for knowingly causing the death of 67-year-old Jean Lascelle "by shooting him with a firearm."

Lascelle was found shot outside 351 Chestnut Street in Manchester on Saturday February 13th.

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Young's office said Johnson is scheduled to appear before the Framingham District Court on Thursday, February 18th. There, he will be arraigned on local charges of receiving a stolen motor vehicle, possession of burglarious instruments, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, as well as being a fugitive from justice from the State of New Hampshire.

Prior to his arrest Wednesday, authorities said Johnson was considered armed and dangerous.

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Written by Brit Smith

(Photo: New Hampshire Attorney General's Office)