Timothy Jones Jr.

Patrick Gentry
June 14, 2019 - 4:31 pm
A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when, or even if, Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure. South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies refuse to sell them to prison officials. After executing 18 prisoners from...
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Patrick Gentry
June 12, 2019 - 4:21 pm
The South Carolina father convicted of killing his five children won't testify on his behalf or make a statement to a jury deciding whether he gets the death penalty. Timothy Jones Jr. declined to testify in his defense before he was found guilty last week and again Wednesday at the end of his...
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Patrick Gentry
June 10, 2019 - 3:08 pm
The grandmother of a South Carolina man facing a possible death sentence for killing his five children is asking a jury to spare his life. She says the family has already been through too much. Roberta Thornsberry testified Monday that along with losing her five great-grandchildren when Timothy...
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Patrick Gentry
June 08, 2019 - 7:41 am
Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina home five years ago. Prosecutors are trying to show how special and unique each of Timothy Jones Jr.'s children were as they ask jurors to sentence him to death. Kindergarten...
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Patrick Gentry
June 06, 2019 - 10:33 am
Defense attorneys for a South Carolina father who killed his five children unsuccessfully argued earlier this week that he was insane when he killed them. Now they are expected to argue that Timothy Jones Jr.'s mental problems mean he shouldn't be executed for the murders of the children, ages 1 to...
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Patrick Gentry
June 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Jurors have found a South Carolina father guilty of five counts of murder for killing his young children. The Lexington County jury had the case a little over six hours before unanimously reaching the guilty verdicts against 37-year-old Timothy Jones Jr. around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Now the same...
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Patrick Gentry
June 03, 2019 - 5:56 pm
A prosecutor says a South Carolina father who admitted he killed his five children isn't insane, but a selfish, evil man. In closing arguments during a death penalty trial Monday, Solicitor Rick Hubbard said Timothy Jones Jr. didn't hear voices, but made choices when he strangled four of the...
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Patrick Gentry
May 22, 2019 - 11:38 am
The prosecution has rested its case in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five young children. Prosecutor Rick Hubbard told the judge the state had called its last witness when the trial resumed Wednesday morning. The judge then called a break as Timothy...
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Patrick Gentry
May 14, 2019 - 11:30 am
A jury has been selected and opening statement should begin soon in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children. The 12-member jury with six alternates was selected Monday at the Lexington County Courthouse after two weeks of questioning. Judge Eugene...
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Patrick Gentry
April 30, 2019 - 11:08 am
A father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home and then drove their bodies around for more than a week is about to stand trial for his life. Jury selection started Monday in Lexington County in the death penalty case of Timothy Jones Jr. Jones is charged with...
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