September 21, 2021
A FATHER murdered on Sunday was dealing with a murder trial and was being electronically monitored with an ankle bracelet, according to his girlfriend.
Walter Johnson was fatally shot in his car while on Milton Street on Sunday afternoon.
Felicia Major, the 24-year-old’s girlfriend, told The Tribune the couple share a one year daughter together.
According to a July 2018 Tribune article, Johnson stood before Chief Magistrate Joyann Ferguson-Pratt charged with a single count of murder. It was claimed that Johnson killed Shanindore Neely on July 8, 2018.
He was later released on bail.
Ms Major explained every time he had a court appearance, the matter was adjourned and he was given another date.
However, she felt her boyfriend was staying away from a life of crime.
On the day of Johnson’s murder, she recalled getting a call from a neighbour while she was at work that her boyfriend was dead.
Asked if she went on the scene, she said: “To be honest with you, I couldn’t even go there.
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