Maryland man indicted in death of Prince George’s Co. teacher

WASHINGTON — A grand jury has indicted a District Heights man for the murders of his 2-year-old daughter and her mother.

It all stems from an incident over court-ordered child support payments of $600 that prosecutors believe led to the killings on Feb. 2.

Waiving his Miranda rights, Daron Boswell-Johnson, 25, told police that on the morning of the murders, he waited for his daughter Chloe Davis and her mother Neshante Davis, 26, to leave their Fort Washington apartment complex.

While Davis was placing the 2-year-old in her car seat, prosecutors believe Boswell-Johnson confronted Davis. The two argued, then he shot the mother and his daughter multiple times.

“This is really the unspeakable and the unthinkable, that you would have a parent who executes their own child,” said John Erzen, a spokesman with the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Davis was a teacher at Bradbury Heights Elementary School in Capitol Heights, Maryland.

Along with two counts of murder, the grand jury found enough of a case to add another two counts of use of a firearm during a crime of violence.

Boswell-Johnson is being held on no bond status.  If found guilty, he faces life in prison.

Mike Murillo

Mike Murillo is a reporter and anchor at WTOP. Before joining WTOP in 2013, he worked in radio in Orlando, New York City and Philadelphia.

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