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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

David Josiah Lawson photo from JusticeforJosiahLawson.com

COMMUNITY REWARD PROGRAM ESTABLISHED FOR INFORMATION ON LAWSON HOMICIDE

The community reward program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the April 15 homicide of David Josiah Lawson is now at $55,000. Community members have donated $26,000 to a fund held at the City and an additional $30,000 to a fund held by the family. Award eligibility requires that the information provided leads directly to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. If more than one person provides identical information, the reward will be equally divided among those people.


Anyone with information regarding David Josiah Lawson’s homicide is urged to call the Arcata Police Department at 707-822-2428 during normal business hours, or 707-822-2424 after hours and on weekends.

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