Domestic Violence Homicide

Updated 5 years ago

State Police say a 17 year old Limestone boy has been arrested andcharged with manslaughter in connection with the death of his three monthold daughter.Nicklas Jones made his first court appearance Monday afternoon, after being taken into custody Friday night in Caribou.Jones is charged in the death of Joselyn Jones, who died last Monday at a Bangor hospital from injuries she received on April 23. State Police say the infant died from blunt force trauma to the head. Police believe her teenage father threw the baby into her crib to stop the infant from crying.The baby was first taken to Cary Medical Center on April 23 and then transferred to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor , where she died four days later.An autopsy by the State Medical Examiner’s Office determined the casewas a homicide.Jones was arrested Friday night at the Caribou Police Department and spend the weekend at the Mountain View Correctional Facility in Charleston.The death is the state’s seventh homicide of the year, and the fourth involving domestic violence.


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