He was taken into custody in the Huntsville area on Aug. 26, 2016, AJC.com previously reported. Officials from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals Service aided in the arrest, Henry County police spokesman Capt. Joey Smith said at the time.
In addition to the felony murder charge, Jones was convicted of malice murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Henry County Superior Court Judge John Pipkin III sentenced Jones to life without parole plus 10 years.
In other news:
The woman killed has been identified as 47-year-old Cheryl Lynn Shephard, of Woodstock.