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Staunton Man Charged in Drug Overdose Death

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Augusta County Sheriff's Office Press Release:

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of Travis M. Johnson, 23.

On Friday, 02/02/18 at 0758, deputies and investigators responded to the 2000 block of Lyndhurst Rd., Waynesboro to investigate a suspicious death. The preliminary investigation revealed that Johnson’s death was related to a drug overdose.

It was also determined that Darryl McClurkin of Staunton was responsible for distributing the drugs that Johnson used prior to his death.

As a result, McClurkin was arrested at approximately 1600 hours, 02/02/2018, and charged with the following offenses:

  • Involuntary manslaughter
  • Distribution of schedule I or II drug
  • PWID methamphetamine (possession w/intent to dist.)
  • Felony child neglect (At the time of his arrest, McClurkin had a child under his custody/care, and he also had drugs in his possession).

The investigation is ongoing and no other details will be released at this time.

If anyone has any information about this investigation, please contact the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800-322-2017