Part 11 in a serialization of interviews published on the 26th anniversary of the brutal murder of Donna Johnson:
Judge E. Byron Smith:
Smith was Flint Circuit District Attorney at the time of the murder and is now a senior judge serving in the Griffin circuit.
“When I got to the scene, I remarked that they better catch somebody tonight because people had trampled all over the evidence. “Over the years, we had all kinds of suspects and evidence come up but none of it ever panned out. I always figured it was a serial killer just passing through the area or a random event.
Murder victim Donna Ogletree Johnson.