COLUMBIA — The father of a 2-year-old boy who died at University Hospital on Wednesday was arrested for a parole violation around 8:30 p.m. Thursday in East St. Louis, Ill., a Columbia Police Department news release said. Horace C. Johnson, 25, is being held in the St. Clair County Jail in Cahokia, Ill.. Two investigators from the Columbia Police traveled to Cahokia, but Johnson refused to speak with them, the release said. As of Friday morning, the time and date of Johnson’s extradition to Missouri was yet to be determined.
Father of dead 2-year-old arrested on parole violation
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