MURDERED: David Josiah Lawson

Episode Summary

David Josiah Lawson headed off to college in Arcata, California with big dreams…only to be stabbed to death at a party off-campus. But a case that seemed straightforward when it began proves to be anything but…and years later, his mom is still fighting for justice.

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Anyone with knowledge about the murder of David Josiah Lawson is asked to call the Arcata Police Department’s confidential tip line at (707) 825-2590 or Dispatch at (707) 822-2424. There’s a $55,000 reward for info leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

To contact the Attorney General and ask that the office assume the prosecution of Josiah’s case, email [email protected] with the subject line “Justice for David Josiah Lawson” or send a letter to:

Office of the Attorney General
1300 “I” Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

You can donate to the annual David Josiah Lawson Coat Drive here.

Visit Justice for David Josiah Lawson Facebook Page and the website, Justice for David Josiah Lawson, for case updates and more information on how you can get involved.

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