Michael Jones

Photo of Michael Jones, a middle-aged man with light skin and brown eyes. He is balding and has a salt-and-pepper mustache and beard.Name: Michael Shane Jones.
Died: January 1, 2014.
Age at death: 48.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Stockton, California, USA.
Disability: Diabetes, chronic pain, mobility impaired.

Details:
Michael’s roommate stabbed him to death. Together with Michael’s girlfriend, he dismembered and tried to burn the body. To police, they claimed that it had been a mercy killing.

Perpetrator: Bryan Scott Cook (Caregiver, roommate), convicted of second-degree murder, sentenced to 15 years to life; Valentina Paz (Girlfriend), pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact, sentenced to 2 years.

Source:
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Michael Shane Jones Allegedly Killed And Dismembered By California Roommates