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A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Richard Johnson, #135225

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 6, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. to consider the possible parole of Richard Johnson, #135225. The hearing will be conducted via video through Microsoft Teams and can be accessed by clicking HERE

Those planning to access the hearing must call 517-335-1736 no later than July 3, 2023, to confirm attendance.

Richard Johnson is serving three life sentences for the crimes of Robbery Armed and Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree (two counts). Richard Johnson was sentenced on February 23, 1976, out of Wayne County. 

Edwin Heap, Member of the Michigan Parole Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of the Lifer Law, MCLA 791.234.

When logging into the hearing, your video camera must be turned off and audio muted to eliminate distraction during the hearing.

Please be advised that recordings, photography, or screenshots of the proceeding are prohibited.

If you are a member of the news media and have questions about the hearing, please contact Kyle Kaminski, Acting Public Information Officer at 517-242-1233.