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Baltimore man pleads guilty to murder and other chargers in Pennsylvania

Posted at 7:19 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 19:19:45-05

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A former Baltimore resident pleaded guilty to murder, drug trafficking and obstruction of justice in a Pennsylvania court.

According to The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the charges were brought to 31-year-old Christopher Johnson after a two and a half year investigation. Officials said three murders occurred along Welsh Run Road in Mercersburg, Franklin County in a barn on June 25, 2016.

Officials said the murders were drug related.

On December 20, 2018, Johnson and 10 others were charged. Another participant, 30-year-old Joshua Davis pleaded guilty in the conspiracy to one of the murders.