Horace J. Johnson Jr made history as a student and a judge in his native Newton County.
Horace J. Johnson Jr death news was confirmed by Sheriff Ezell Brown. He said the Sheriff’s Office received a call at 8:49 a.m. about a person in cardiac arrest at Johnson’s home in unincorporated Newton County.
Emergency technicians arrived to find family members administering CPR to Johnson, Brown said.
BREAKING: Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr. died Wednesday morning. Sheriff Ezell Brown and members of the Kiwanis Club, where Johnson was a longtime member, confirmed the news.https://t.co/Al3aTON45z
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