New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2021

Contact:
Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications
kate.giaquinto@doj.nh.gov | 603-573-6103

Benjamin J. Agati, Senior Assistant Attorney General
benjamin.agati@doj.nh.gov | (603) 419-0124

Shane B. Goudas, Assistant Attorney General

Further Information Regarding Timothy Johnson

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young and Manchester Police Chief Allen D. Aldenberg announce that they are continuing to seek the public's assistance with any information related to the murder of Jean Lascelle and the whereabouts of Timothy Johnson. Mr. Lascelle was shot outside of 351 Chestnut Street in Manchester on February 13, 2021.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Timothy Johnson, age 38, charging him with one count of second-degree murder for knowingly causing Mr. Lascelle's death by shooting him with a firearm. While leads and tips have been received and reviewed, the public's help is still needed in this investigation.

Mr. Johnson is 38 years old, approximately 5'9" tall, and weighs approximately 135lbs. He is believed to be on foot, and was last seen wearing a tan/light brown overcoat, a light colored watch cap, and a green Molle-style backpack. Mr. Johnson has a distinct tattoo on the left side of his lower neck.

Mr. Johnson is considered to be armed and dangerous, and should not be approached. Anyone who knows Mr. Johnson's whereabouts or has seen him since Saturday February 13th, is urged to contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711. Information can also be left anonymously with the Crimeline at 603-624-4040.

In addition, the Manchester Police Department and Crimeline have announced that Crimeline is offering a reward of up to $1,500 for information that leads to the arrest of Timothy Johnson.

Previously released photographs

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New Hampshire Department of Justice
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Telephone: 603-271-3658