Second Arrest Made In Missing Man Case

Reported by: Aaron Adelson
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/23 6:13 pm
A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a homicide/missing person case of Alex Johnson.

Pharr, TX Police arrested Robert Markham Taylor Wednesday night at a hotel. 

Lexington Police wanted to arrest Taylor on warrants accusing him of tampering with evidence, kidnapping Alex Johnson, and murdering him. 

Friends feel for Johnson's family. 

"I mean I can't imagine losing a brother, or a son, but horrible, because now they know that their is gone.  It's almost like a definite thing now, whereas before, it's almost like they had a sense of hope," said Jody Schultz, a friend of Johnson's.

Pharr Police say Lexington Police tipped them off to his whereabouts.  Pharr Police say they arrested Taylor without any trouble. 

Pharr Police say they found several pounds of marijuana in Taylor's car.  They charged him with marijuana possession. 

More than a month ago, police say Alex Johnson was in his apartment here on Hanover Street, and on the phone with his girlfriend when he heard a knock on the door, hung up the phone, and that's the last time anybody's heard from him.

Earlier this week police arrested Timothy Ballard, and charged him with kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence.  Police would not say how they tracked Taylor to Texas. 

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office will be responsible for Taylor's extradition. 
Share
Most Popular
Coroner: Elderly Mercer Co. Couple Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide
The Mercer County Coroner has confirmed that an elderly couple were found dead in their home Sunday night following an apparent murder-suicide.
Former High School Football Coach Charged with Sodomy, Sexual Abuse
According to deputies in Pulaski County, a former high school football coach has been arrested on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse.
More than 30 teens escape from detention center
A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville, Tenn. youth detention center and 17 are still being sought.
Police: Shots Fired Near Lexington School
Lexington Police said shots were fired Monday afternoon near Lafayette High School. Although school had been out for the Labor Day holiday, youth football tournament was being held at Lafayette. Video Video
Lexington PD: Argument Between Neighbors Results in Gunfire
An argument between neighbors escalated to at least one shot being fired Monday afternoon, according to Lexington Police. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.