Hammond Foster Father Indicted for First-Degree Murder in Toddler’s Death

Hammond--A Hammond man has been indicted for first-degree murder in the death of his 3-year-old foster daughter, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Mark Johnson, 51, of 42265 Jefferson Drive in Hammond, was indicted today by a Tangipahoa Parish grand jury for the death of 3-year-old Faith Saucier who was in his foster care when she died from blunt force trauma to her body on April 16, 2011.

Following today’s indictment, Johnson was ordered held without bond. He will be booked into the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.

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