KSP: Man Charged In 2016 Rape Case Following Positive DNA Results

Posted at 5:02 AM, Jun 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-13 05:02:51-04

MORGANFIELD, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police say a Henderson man was arrested Tuesday for rape after DNA linked him to the crime.

The investigation was initiated by KSP on April 18, 2016 when an adult female stated she had been talking to Isaiah D. Johnson, 21, of Henderson, on Facebook and planned to meet in Morganfield. Investigators say when they met, Johnson forcibly raped the victim.   

Kentucky State Police Crime Lab confirmed the collected DNA is that of Johnson. The case was presented to the Union County Grand Jury on June 05 and a warrant was issued for Johnson’s arrest.

He was charged with Rape 1st Degree and lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center.