Billey Joe Johnson

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: football player and a junior tailback at George County (Mississippi) High School considered as one of the top high school football recruits in Mississippi and in the country who rushed for more than 1,500 yards in his last season (totaling over 4,000 in his career) and received athletic scholarship offers from several major schools including the University of Alabama, Louisiana State University, Mississippi State, and the University of Arkansas as a top-rated standout recruit by both Scout and Rivals.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: April 25, 1991

 

Died: December 8, 2008

 

Location: Lucedale, Mississippi