Friday, December 30, 2011

Clewiston Man Arrested On Child Homicide Charge

22-Year Old Arrested After 2-Year Old Dies

CLEWISTON, FL. -- Hendry County Sheriff Investigators arrested 22 year old, Jerrell Jamel Johnson, on charges of Negligent Homicide.

Hendry County Deputies received a call on Christmas Day, December 25, at approximately 8:30 am requesting assistance for a two year old child that was not breathing.

After CPR efforts were made by parties on scene and emergency personnel, the child was transported to Hendry Regional Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Investigators with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office conducted interviews with neighbors, family members and friends of the family.

On December 29, Investigators spoke with 22 year old Jerrell Johnson, who was caring for the children during their mother’s absence. During the course of a follow-up interview Johnson revealed to investigators additional information which lead to his arrest.

Jerrell Johnson in currently being held in the Hendry County Jail on $200,000.00 bond.


  1. Anonymous5:29 PM

    This KILLER should get the CHAIR!

  2. Anonymous8:35 PM

    The chair is too easy for him.And i know leaving him in prison only cost money for the tax payers,so first do to him a least what he's done to that child.Why is it that so many perverts get away with it in Hendry cunty??????

  3. Anonymous8:39 PM

    Even know of a retired deputy that has gotten away with child molestation for years.Why because the department was behind him???

  4. Anonymous6:06 PM

    if he was in another country some one would pour gas on him and burn the murderer poor baby where is the mother of this child ,he probably molested the baby

  5. Anonymous7:48 PM

    What a great looking citizen. I am sure he has nothing to do with the drugs in Hendry County.