According to court documents Ronnie Johnson would rob a laundromat owned by Tequila Larkins and would fatally shoot the woman. Nine days later Johnson would rob and murder Lee Arthur Lawrence at his grocery store.
Ronnie Johnson would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to death
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DC Number: 440701
Name: JOHNSON, RONNIE
Birth Date: 07/13/1967
Initial Receipt Date: 08/04/1992
Current Facility: UNION C.I.
Current Custody: MAXIMUM
Current Release Date: DEATH SENTENCE
Ronnie Johnson Case
On March 11, 1989, Johnson murdered laundromat owner Tequila Larkins, a hired killing which he committed in return for “about $300 or $400.” Nine days later, Johnson murdered grocery store owner and community anti-drug activist Lee Arthur Lawrence, this time for $1,500.1 After his conviction for the Larkins murder in Florida state court, he was sentenced to death. After his jury conviction for the Lawrence murder, he was sentenced to death for that crime