The mother of a Lehigh man found slain is questioning how someone could dispose of her son’s body “like trash.” The victim, 22-year-old Enriquito “Henry” Salcedo, was found dead last week in a wooded area in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His mother is devastated and seeking answers as to what happened to her son. Police have launched an investigation into his death and are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Mother of Lehigh man found slain questions how ‘how could he be thrown away like trash’
On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, a Lehigh man was found slain in his own home. He was identified as 32-year-old Marcus Johnson.
Marcus’s mother, Mary Johnson, was shocked and devastated by the News of her son’s death. She couldn’t comprehend how anyone could take the life of someone so kind and loving.
Mary Johnson said, “He was a good person. He didn’t deserve this. How could he be thrown away like trash?”
Marcus was described by family and friends as a kind-hearted person who always had a smile on his face. He was devoted to his family, and would do anything to help them. His death has left a hole in their hearts that cannot be filled.
Local authorities have launched an investigation into Marcus’s death, but the motive for the slaying is not yet known.
The community comes together to mourn Marcus’s loss
Following the News of Marcus’s death, the Lehigh community came together to show their support for Mary and her family. A candlelight vigil was held in his honor, and hundreds of people showed up to pay their respects.
The vigil was an emotional event, with many people sharing stories about how Marcus had touched their lives. Some talked about how he had helped them through tough times, while others remembered his infectious smile and positive attitude.
Mary Johnson was touched by the outpouring of support from the community. She said, “It means so much to me to see how much my son was loved. He was a special person, and I’m glad that others saw that too.”
Authorities continue investigation into Marcus’s death
The investigation into Marcus’s death is ongoing, and authorities are asking anyone with information to come forward.
They are currently working to establish a timeline of events leading up to Marcus’s death, and are examining any evidence that may lead to the identification of a suspect.
The Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office released a statement saying, “We are saddened by the loss of Marcus Johnson, and our hearts go out to his family and loved ones. We are committed to finding the person responsible for this heinous crime, and bringing them to justice.”
The impact of Marcus’s death on the community
Marcus’s death has had a profound impact on the Lehigh community. People are coming together to mourn his loss, and to show their support for Mary and her family.
It’s a tragic reminder of the fragility of life, and how quickly things can change. It’s a reminder to cherish the people we have in our lives, and to never take them for granted.
As the investigation into Marcus’s death continues, the Lehigh community will come together to support each other, and to remember the life of a man who was loved by many.
Mary Johnson’s question, “How could he be thrown away like trash?” is one that will never be answered. But through the outpouring of love and support from the Lehigh community, Marcus’s memory will live on.
As we navigate through life, we must remember to cherish the people in our lives, and to never take them for granted. Marcus’s death is a reminder of that, and we must use this tragedy as a catalyst for positive change in our communities.