Bodies of missing children found in Charlton

Casei Jones, of Marion County, Florida, who was missing for six weeks was found dead Sunday north of Charlton in Brantley County. Jones’ family reported her missing Saturday night, September 14, along with her four children, Cameron Bowers, age 10, Preston Bowers, 5, Mercalli Jones, 2, and Aiyana Jones, 1. Her family had not seen her or her children for six weeks. The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office was alerted the bodies of the children were disposed of inside Charlton County. Charlton County Sheriff’s Office was contacted around 9:30 p.m. and the bodies were recovered. Jones’ husband, Michael Waye Jones Jr., 38, has also been located in Georgia and is currently being questioned in connection to Casei’s death. At this time, a warrant has been issued for his arrest for Second Degree Homicide. For information, see next week’s Herald.