Tag: Michael Jones

‘Why Would Someone Kill a 14-year-old Boy?’ Residents Wonder at Vigil

Tuesday, September 3, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Brenda Windmon, 48, still has a photo of her 14-year-old brother, Michael Jones, which was snapped as he lay in the hospital near death and recently removed from surgery, his head swaddled in gauze the color of staunched blood, his face obscured by tape and tubes.

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Vigil Planned Sept. 30 for Teen Murdered in Maywood

Sunday, September 24, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A photo of Michael Jones that was on the teen’s obituary.

Mothers of Murdered Sons (MOMS), a local support group for grieving parents who have lost children to violence, is planning a vigil for slain 14-year-old Michael Israel Jones, who was fatally shot multiple times on Aug. 30 while walking in Maywood.

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Murder of ‘Gentle Giant’ Shocks A Community Now Searching for Answers

Saturday, September 9, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Feature image: Michael Jones, 14, who was murdered in Maywood last month. | Photo from Jones’ obituary

After 14-year-old Michael Israel Jones was fatally shot on the afternoon of Aug. 30 while walking in the 600 block of 11th Ave. in Maywood, many community members were perplexed.

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