The our bodies of a Central Florida mom final seen weeks in the past and her 4 kids have been present in Georgia, Florida regulation enforcement officers introduced Monday.
Casei Jones’ physique was discovered after her husband, Michael Wayne Jones Jr., 38, was in a site visitors accident in Brantley County, the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned on Fb. He advised Brantley County authorities that Casei Jones’ physique was within the van he was driving, Sheriff Billy Woods mentioned.
In a Fb publish, the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned Michael Jones led detectives to the stays of the 4 kids: Cameron Bowers 10; Preston Bowers, 5; Mercalli Jones, 2; and Aiyana Jones, 1.
“Our hopes (were) to find them somewhere that he left them alive,” Woods mentioned throughout a information convention. “The direction now is, obviously, homicide. It’s a straight focus. When he immediately told them, our office went into action, sending detectives immediately there, conducting interviews. Search warrant for the van has been obtained. A warrant for him has been obtained. We’ve already put everything into motion.”
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Michael Jones is believed to have killed all 5 victims at their dwelling in Florida, in accordance with the Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace.
“Detectives believe he stored the bodies at his home and in his van for several weeks before transporting them to Brantley County, Georgia,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a Fb publish.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned the cost on the warrant for Michael Jones’ arrest is for second-degree murder in relation to Casei Jones’ dying. Extra fees could also be coming, MCSO mentioned.
“As a father, as a parent, it breaks my heart,” Woods mentioned. “As a sheriff, it angers me.”
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He added: “All we need to know is that’s evil. Evil did something. Evil needs to pay for what he did, plain and simple as that.”