KANSAS CITY, KS – A Kansas City man has been charged with murder and is being held on $10 million dollar bond after authorities say he killed his 7-year-old son and possibly fed him to pigs on his property.
According to KCTV, Michael A. Jones, 44, is charged with aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated battery, child abuse and murder.
Jones and his wife Heather Jones, 29, have 8 children ranging in age from 1 to 11.
Two women who cared for Jones’ children said his home is often dirty and littered with junk and toys.
“Their house was horrible,” said one woman. “Their house was just filthy. The kids lived in filth. Trash everywhere. Dried food all over the house.”
Police responded Wednesday for a domestic call, but as that investigation continued, police were told to check on a 7-year-old boy in the home.
The next day, human remains were found on the property within the animal barn.
“She (Heather) went and got pigs in September,” one caretaker said.
Investigators believe that some of the remains belong to the boy, but have yet to determine that.