Thursday, May 7, 2020
WEST JORDAN — Albert Enoch Johnson did not kill Tony and Katherine Butterfield the first time he went inside their West Jordan home to rob them.
Prosecutors say a masked Johnson forced the couple from their bed early on the morning of April 18 and demanded money before eventually leaving with just $20 and a pair of cellphones.
But police say Johnson, 31, returned to the house once he realized that he had left his car keys there.
That’s when Tony Butterfield recognized Johnson, asked him “why?” and then stabbed him as Johnson tried to reenter the home, according to charging documents filed Wednesday in 3rd District Court.