Tag Archives: David Josiah “DJ” Lawson

Fatal stabbing a Rubik’s Cube of riddles

When people are fighting, who knows what happens? – APD Detective Sgt. Todd Dokweiler Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – The Easter weekend stabbing that transmuted a humble Arcata cul-de-sac into a bewildering and chaotic crime scene resulted in an abortive legal case, riddled with contradictions and inconsistencies. The reigning paradox of the stillborn charges against

What’s next for Lawson case

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The county’s district attorney expects additional information to be gathered in connection with the death April 15 of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson, 19. The knife that police recovered at the scene will be examined further and blood samples found on various items of clothing will

Public Safety group engulfed in Lawson killing

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Last week’s fourth meeting of the Public Safety Task Force was largely engulfed in the aftermath of the violent killing of 19-year-old Humboldt State student David Josiah “DJ” Lawson in the early morning hours of April 15. The subject on everyone’s mind was first raised during public