Tillman Johnson

 

Age: 97

 

Summary: former Miller County (Texas) Chief Sheriff's deputy who was among the law officers who investigated a series of unsolved murders in Texarkana's infamous Phantom Killer slayings in the 1940's and became one of the last surviving chief investigators of three separate shooting incidents involving three young couples in the spring of 1946, in which five people died in the shootings believed to be committed by an unidentified serial killer and the mysterious murders drew national and international attention for more than 60 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: May 24, 1911

 

Died: December 10, 2008

 

Location: Texarkana, Texas