Latest news reaching this news outlet has announced the death of journalist Herbert Johnson. He died over the weekend, according to family sources.
The late Herbert Johnson was the Managing Editor of the Monrovia based Option Newspaper, and was also a former Legislative Media Consultant to former Senate Pro-tempore, Clestus Wotorson.
Prior to his illness, Johnson traveled to the United States where he was hospitalized at the Mercy Fitzgerald Medical Center in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
He was sent back home from the United States after the hospital announced it could not handle his medical problem, liver cancer.
The death of Johnson brings to two the number of Liberian journalists who died in less than a month. The first was John Taweh.