FBI Portland
Beth Anne Steele
(503) 460-8099
May 19, 2016

Warm Springs Woman Deceased; FBI and Warm Springs Police Searching for Her Husband

May 23, 2016 Update: PDeschutes County Sheriff’s Office Locates Remains of Mark Johnson, Jr. (press release)

Warm Springs Police Department officers who were conducting a welfare check found the body of Candelaria Rhoan, age 30, inside her home in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 19, 2016. Although the autopsy is pending, responding officers believe Ms. Rhoan (pronounced “Roan”) died violently.

Warm Springs officers and FBI agents are now attempting to locate her husband, Mark Kevin Johnson, Jr., age 33. Johnson, Jr. was last seen at a friend’s home on the Warm Springs Reservation at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18. He is likely driving a 1998 maroon, four-door Volkswagen Passat with an Oregon license plate of 223DXW. Johnson, Jr. may be suicidal, and he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Description of Johnson, Jr.:

  • Height: 5’8”
  • Weight: 190 pounds
  • Hair: Black
  • Eyes: Brown

A Warm Springs woman is deceased, and the FBI and Warm Springs police are searching for her husband, Mark Johnson.

The FBI’s Evidence Response Team is responding to assist in the search of the home, and agents and officers from the FBI’s Bend office and Warm Springs Police Department are investigating.

Anyone who has information about Johnson, Jr.’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. Those with general information about this investigation or the death of Ms. Rhoan should call the Warm Springs Police Department at (541) 553-1171 or the FBI at (541) 389-1202.

Both Ms. Rhoan and Johnson, Jr. are members of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation.