Jason Johnson Murder - £20,000 Reward
On the anniversary of his death his family issue emotional appeal
Murder squad detectives are renewing appeals for information a year after the shooting of Jason Johnson in West
Ealing (21st November 2008) and are offering a reward of £20,000 for information leading to
Detective Chief Inspector John Crossley, who is leading the investigation said:
"We believe Jason knew his attackers. Following an incident earlier in the day, Jason was contacted by a friend to come to an alleyway known locally as ' dead mans alley' to resolve the dispute.
"Once there he and his friends were confronted by a group of males resulting in Jason receiving a fatal gunshot wound to the chest.
"I know there were people present on that day who know what happened and who was responsible
"There is a reward of £20,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of those responsible.''
Jason's mother, Sheila Johnson-Stewart, 54 years, a psychiatric nurse said:
"A year ago, my son was brutally and cruelly taken from us all. I am left without a son, my daughter no longer has a big brother and my grandson has lost his Dad who was the centre of his life. Jason was also a grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to many.
"If you know something - say something. If you saw something - say something. If you are afraid
- don't be. Do the right thing. Imagine your mother mourning your loss. Imagine your child
"To those who were there - speak up. To those who weren't, but may know something - speak out.
"Jason can never be replaced and my heart can never be whole again. Do something to bring
Two rappers have been found guilty of trying to scare off witnesses to the murder of Jason Johnson by posting an internet video on YouTube.
Ishmael McLean, 22, of Greenford, and Rowan Simon, 18, of Ealing, were found guilty of acting to pervert the course of justice.
They are due to be sentenced on November 27th.