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The City of Arcata Receives Notice For Damages In David Josiah Lawson’s Case

Arcata, CA–This sunday April 15 will mark one-year since David Josiah Lawson who was a sophomore at Humboldt State University, died after suffering multiple stab wounds at an off-campus party. There is currently no one in custody for his death. “This tough journey has been filled with disappointments, from the lack of justification for the first responders’ actions, the delay …

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Retired FBI Investigator, Arcata Chief of Police Resign, Still No Justice For Josiah

Arcata, CA–In the days leading up to the one-year mark of the unsolved murder of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson, Arcata’s Chief of Police has resigned. His resignation not only falls within student-led protest at HSU to bring national attention to Lawson’s murder, but comes the day after retired FBI investigator Tom Parker, terminated his contract with the …

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#JusticeForJosiah HSU Students Stage ‘Die In’ During Spring Preview

Arcata, CA–Today students at Humboldt State University staged a “die in” outside of HSU’s main dining hall. Students laid on the ground with makeup resembling blood and wounds on their faces, while others stood near their bodies with signs that read, “protect your children, this is what happens to POC’s at HSU.”   April 15, 2018, will mark one-year since …

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#JusticeForJosiah: The Eureka NAACP Send Open Letter In Solidarity With HSU Students

Arcata, CA–The Eureka chapter of the NAACP recently sent an open letter of support, stating that the organization stands in solidarity with Humboldt State University students who are collectively organizing #12DaysofAction, a positive and peaceful demonstration formed with the intent of garnering national attention to unsolved student-murders. Dear Humboldt State University, the City of Arcata and Community Members, The Eureka …

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Students Protest At HSU Demanding ‘Justice For Josiah’

Arcata, CA–Students at Humboldt State University held a rally and walkout today for HSU student David Josiah Lawson, who died after suffering multiple stab wounds at an off-campus party last year in April. April 15, 2018, will mark one-year since Lawson was killed. Currently, no one is in custody for his death. Although a suspect who admitted to being in …

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Students Create Social Media Campaign To Draw National Attention To Unsolved Murders

Arcata, CA–College students in Humboldt County are trying to draw national attention to the unsolved murder of Humboldt State University student David Josiah Lawson. Lawson was just 19-years-old when he was stabbed multiple times at an off-campus party last year in April. Although a suspect was arrested at the scene, he was released three weeks later. Eureka Judge Dale Reinholtsen …

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