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Tue, Jul 02


Tarrant County Commissioners Court

Press Conference: Anthony Johnson, Jr. Case

Join Tiara PR Network, Attorney Daryl K. Washington and the family of Anthony Johnson, Jr. at a Press Conference to Address the indictment of two Tarrant County jailers responsible for the death of Anthony Johnson, Jr.

Press Conference: Anthony Johnson, Jr. Case
Press Conference: Anthony Johnson, Jr. Case

Time & Location

Jul 02, 2024, 12:00 PM

Tarrant County Commissioners Court, 100 E Weatherford St, Fort Worth, TX 76102, USA

About the Event


Media Contact:

Tiara M. Tucker,


Attorney Daryl K. Washington and Family of Anthony Johnson, Jr. to Hold Press Conference to Address Indictment of Two Tarrant County Jailers


FORT WORTH, TX – July 1, 2024 – Civil Rights Attorney Daryl K. Washington and the family of Anthony Johnson, Jr. will hold a press conference on Tuesday, July 2, 2024. They will provide a response to the indictments of Rafael Moreno, who placed his knee on the back of 31-year-old Marine Veteran Anthony Johnson, Jr. for approximately 90 seconds after he was retained, and Lt. Joel Garcia, who failed to intervene to prevent Johnson’s death. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Johnson’s cause of death to be asphyxia (mechanical and chemical), resulting in a homicide. Johnson was in custody at the Tarrant County Jail when an altercation involving several jailers, including Moreno and Garcia, took place on April 21, 2024, causing Johnson’s tragic death. 



Family of Anthony Johnson, Jr. – Parents (Anthony Johnson, Sr., Jacqualyne Johnson) and Sisters (Janell Johnson, Chanell Johnson)

Attorney Daryl K. Washington

Community Leaders



Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 12:00pm CT



Tarrant County Administration Building –

Outside of the Commissioners Courtroom

100 E. Weatherford St., 5th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76196


The press conference will take place immediately following the Commissioners Court meeting that begins at 10:00am CT, which is open to the public. All media is advised to contact Tiara M. Tucker of Tiara PR Network at or214-210-2177 for any additional information or public statements, or to be added to the media distribution list.


All press releases, indictment documents and other items regarding this case can be found here:


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Washington Law Firm, P.C., based in Dallas, TX, represents clients in Civil Rights law (including police brutality, police misconduct, wrongful arrest, wrongful death). Attorney Washington serves as counsel for Charles Roundtree, Jr., 18, and Marquise Jones, 23, of San Antonio, TX, two African American men killed at the hands of San Antonio police officers; Jordan Edwards, the 15-year-old teenager killed in Balch Springs, TX; Genevive Dawes, a 21-year-old mother of two daughters who was killed by a Dallas police officer; Miya Marcano, a 19-year-old college student killed by a maintenance employee in Orlando, FL; Keith Murriel of Jackson, MS, who was tragically killed by three Jackson police officers; and co-counsel for Botham Jean, 26, who was fatally shot inside of his home by a Dallas police officer; and many others.    

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