New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
February 17, 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

Arrest of Timothy Johnson in Framingham, Massachusetts

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Deputy Attorney General Jane E. Young and Manchester Police Chief Allen D. Aldenberg announce that Timothy Johnson was arrested at approximately 12:39 p.m. this afternoon in Framingham, Massachusetts. Timothy Johnson, age 38, is charged with one count of second-degree murder for knowingly causing Jean Lascelle's death in Manchester, New Hampshire, by shooting him with a firearm on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

Mr. Johnson is scheduled to appear before the Framingham District Court on Thursday, February 18, 2021. 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.

The United States Marshals and the Framingham Police Department in Massachusetts assisted the Manchester Police Department and the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office in this investigation and aided in safely locating Mr. Johnson.

The charges and allegations are merely accusations, and Mr. Johnson is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658