Beacon Point suspect found not guilty in 2010 double homicide


Justin Johnson, the suspect in the Beacon Point home invasion that left two dead, faced murder charges in the 2010 murder of two people in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

According to New Mexico online court records, Johnson was found not guilty for two counts of first degree murder, one count of attempted murder, and abuse of a child.  A charge of tampering with evidence was dismissed by the judge.

Johnson was accused of killing Tevion King, who was a freshman at Albuquerque High, and his older brother Cedric Boykins at a home in Albuquerque on April 23, 2010. According to news reports the murders happened during a drug deal.

The following video is a news report from 2010.

Johnson was arrested in Texarkana in 2010 after Albuquerque police issued a warrant for him. He was found not guilty by a New Mexico jury on July 13, 2012.

In July warrants were issued for Johnson after he led police on a high speed chase through Texarkana that ended in a fiery crash.

According to Texas DPS Trooper Sylvia Jennings warrants were issued for evading arrest and two misdemeanor controlled substance offenses.  It is unknown at this time if those warrants have been served.

Police ask that anyone with information on Johnson’s whereabouts to contact Texarkana Arkansas Police at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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