On May 20th, 2019, at 7:30 a.m., the police discovered the lifeless body of Maurice Postell lying on the front lawn of a home in the 15800 block of Meyers Rd. It is alleged that John Ishman fatally shot the victim with a handgun. An investigation by the DPD led to the identification and arrest of Ishman on the same day.
John Ishman is charged with First Degree Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and two counts of Felony Firearm. He was arraigned and remanded to jail today, Thursday May 23rd, 2019, in 36th District Court. The Probable Cause Conference will be held on June 5, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination will be held on June 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.