The boy’s remains of 7-year-old Adrian Jones were found in November 2015 near a barn on the rural property in Piper, outside of Kansas City, where Jones lived with his wife Heather and eight children ranging in ages from one to 11.
The family reportedly lived in deplorable conditions Adrian’s maternal grandmother, Judy Conway, told the Kansas City Star on Friday that she felt ‘relieved’ to hear about her former son-in-law’s guilty plea.
Heartless stepmom, Heather Jones, sentenced to life after pleading guilty to killing her 7-year-old stepson and feeding his remains to pigs
Heather Jones, Adrian’s stepmother, earlier pled guilty to first-degree murder and child abuse. The 31-year-old was sentenced to life imprisonment with the possibility of parole in 25 years, last November. She was also sentenced to an additional five years and eight months after pleading guilty to two counts of child abuse.
Sentencing for Michael Jones will be May 3, reports the Kansas City Star. He faces life imprisonment with the possibility of parole in 25 years.