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Report of Suicide at the DOC Central Cell Block

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Arrestee Tawana Johnson, a 46 year old black female, was brought into the Central Cell Block by the Metropolitan Police Department on February 7, 2015 at approximately 4:20 pm with a misdemeanor destruction of property charge. On Sunday, February 8, 2015 at approximately 11:15 am, she was found dead in her holding cell of an apparent suicide. The matter is currently being investigated by DOC and MPD. The Central Cell Block is operated by the DOC.