Flomaton Man Convicted In Century Manslaughter; Victim Hit With A Propane Tank

March 16, 2023

A Flomaton man was convicted Wednesday of the negligent manslaughter of a Century man in July 2021.

Timothy Lavon Johnson, 35, was convicted of the death of Christopher Lynn Hunter who passed away 10 days after he was hit in the head by Johnson with a propane tank. He is set to be sentenced May 11 before Judge John Simon.

According to court documents, Johnson struck Hunter in the head at least once with a steel propane take such as the type used on an outdoor grill.  The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to an aggravated battery report on Hilltop Road at Alger Road at 11:18 a.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2021.

They arrived to find Hunter bloody and beaten, crawling around the ground, the report states. He was transported to the hospital, where he died on July 28, 2021.

Witnesses on the scene were interviewed, but initially provided very little information about what happened.


6 Responses to “Flomaton Man Convicted In Century Manslaughter; Victim Hit With A Propane Tank”

  1. Donna Hunter on March 19th, 2023 11:32 am

    PRAISE GOD that this heartless person was found GUILTY‼️
    Crystal Lynn thank you for all you have done and being there for your daddy.❤️
    I know yesterday was a very long day for you, but you’ve been there for your daddy since DAY ONE‼️
    Chris would be so very PROUD of you.
    I know I’m very PROUD of you.
    He loved you soooo much‼️
    We are finally getting justice for our Chris.
    I’ll definitely be there on May 11th.
    Chris Hunter you are loved and missed so much by ME and your family.
    You will FOREVER live in my heart.❤️
    There’s not a day that I don’t think of you.
    My heart misses you soooooo much‼️

  2. Donna Hunter on March 18th, 2023 8:57 pm

    I have prayed for this day.

  3. Carola on March 16th, 2023 10:07 pm

    Try that smirk in prison and see where that gets you.

  4. me on March 16th, 2023 7:14 pm

    I don’t know what people think that they can play God how can you take a life that you didn’t give that’s just messed up people need to have something done about the things they do to others they need the same thing done to them

  5. Bill T on March 16th, 2023 4:19 pm

    Well it’s time to pay up for your dirty deed !!! Thought you were going to get out of it WRONG!!!! The sentence will be exactly what you need !!!!

  6. Jr on March 16th, 2023 9:02 am

    I had known Chris all the way back from Carver middle School, where we were friends. I hope this coward S.O.B. gets the chair.

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