Metal pipe attack leads to arrest

Johnson now facing manslaughter charges

A Century man is in jail facing felony manslaughter charges after an altercation involving a metal pipe led to death of the victim 10 days later.

Timothy Lavon Johnson, 34, 77 Martin Luther King Drive, was arrested Feb. 18 and charged with the homicide of another Century man following an altercation between the two in July of 2021, which led to the unnamed man's death on July 28, 2021, according to an Escambia County Sheriff's Office report.

The report said officers responded to a battery call at 135 Hilltop Road in Century July 18, 2021. When officers arrived, they made contact with a witness...

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