Teen accused of killing boyfriend’s mom after giving 5 hour deadline to do it himself | EUROtoday

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A teenage woman who ran away from a bunch dwelling to be with an older man is going through expenses for allegedly bludgeoning the person’s mom to demise with a rock after giving him an ultimatum to kill her himself.

Kaitlyn Coones, 17, from Cleveland, Ohio, gave her boyfriend Jonathan Jones, 33, a deadline of 5 hours to hold out the homicide of his mom Nicole Jones, 53, earlier this yr, prosecutors say.

“Kaitlyn had told Jonathan, that they needed to do something about his mother because she was preventing them from being together and she gave him five hours to do something about her, and at one point in the interview, she even mentioned killing her,” Detective Jake Albright with Sylvania Township Police mentioned in courtroom on Friday.

But when Jones didn’t do it, Ms Coones allegedly gave him an additional hour earlier than taking issues into her personal palms.

“She went outside and retrieved a rock and when Nicole Jones was standing in front of the refrigerator in the kitchen, unaware of Kaitlyn’s presence, bludgeoned Nicole Jones a number of times and strangled her,” Lucas County Prosecutor Andy Lastra informed the courtroom.

(Cochise County Sheriff’s Office)

A choose dominated on Friday that Ms Coones could be licensed as an grownup within the case. She is charged with aggravated homicide, homicide, tampering with proof and abuse of a corpse.

Jones, who had beforehand been convicted over his relationship with underage Ms Coones, was allegedly sitting in the lounge whereas the brutal killing occurred.

In August, Jones was charged with aggravated homicide, homicide, felonious assault, aggravated housebreaking, aggravated theft, tampering with proof and abuse of a corpse, based on courtroom information.

Just days earlier, Ms Coones was reported lacking by Stark County Children Services after she ran away from a bunch dwelling.

(Cleveland Division of Police Second District Community Relations Committee)

The Canton Police then contacted the Sylvania Township Police to test the protection of Nicole Jones. They knowledgeable the division that the teenager had allegedly despatched a textual content message to a bunch dwelling nurse saying she killed two individuals and he or she was on the run.

At some level, Ms Coones was picked up at a restaurant by Jones, who took her again to the house he shared along with his mom. She was pressured to crawl by a window so his mom wouldn’t know she was there.

Prosecutors allege Ms Coones gave Jones the ultimatum to kill his mom as a result of she felt she was interfering of their “relationship.”

In courtroom on Friday, Detective Albright testified that after the brutal slaying, Ms Coones and Jones drove to an area retailer and acquired a tarp and trash luggage.

They then wrapped the physique of Nicole Jones and drove it to a close-by residence advanced, the place they put it in a dumpster that was finally taken to landfill. Police don’t imagine the physique will ever be recovered.


In May, Ms Coones and Jones fled to Mexico the place they have been arrested. They later gave detailed statements and admitted to killing Nicole Jones throughout an interview with FBI brokers, ABC13 reported.

The particulars within the interviews matched GPS info that was tracked to Jones’s telephone to the dumpster the place the physique was dumped and the shops the place the provides have been bought.

Coones’ legal professional Ann Baronas argued in courtroom Friday that the teenager is a sufferer of Jones who was not purported to have any contact together with her. She additionally argued that investigators don’t know who despatched the textual content message concerning the teen allegedly admitting to 2 murders.