In April 1999, U.S. Army veteran Roberta Johnson was joyfully anticipating some major milestones for her family, including the imminent birth of her son who was due any day as well as watching her then-17-year-old daughter, Arkeisha, collect her high school diploma at her upcoming graduation. But on April 26th, Roberta’s body was found in a shallow grave off a dirt road. Investigators think one man may hold the answers to her murder … except he hasn’t been willing to talk for over two decades.
If you have any information about the April 1999 murder of Roberta Johnson and her unborn child or have additional insight into her relationship with Drayton Florence Sr. you’re asked to contact Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Pinder at 352-368-3508.
Episode Source Material
In-person interview with Marion County Sheriff’s Detective Daniel Pinder.
Remote interview via Zoom with Arkeisha Johnson.