ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICIST, MARC JOHNSON, FOUND STRANGLED
The Jamaican entertainment fraternity is still in a daze over the news that well-known entertainment publicist, Marc Johnson, is dead.Johnson’s neighbours found him strangled in his apartment at Sullivan Place, off the Mannings Hill Road, in St. Andrew, on Sunday June 8.
According to a report issued by the CCN, at on Sunday afternoon the caretakers of the apartment discovered Johnson’s body.They quickly summoned the police. They took him to the KingstonPublicHospital where he was pronounced dead.
The 42 year-old Johnson was very active and popular in the national entertainment industry.He has worked as publicist for the likes of, Carlene (the dancehall queen); the Shocking Vibes Record Company, D’Angel, and many others.He also performed publicist duty for the producers of many ‘live‘ stage show events, the most recent being, “Black My Story” which was held in February.
Speculations are rife surrounding the reason Johnson was murdered and the police are yet to establish a motive for the killing. Funeral arrangement for Marc Johnson is tentatively set for July 6.