KY man convicted of killing girlfriend, living with body sentenced to prison

KY man convicted of killing girlfriend, living with body sentenced to prison
Jonathan Herndon was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man has pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend and then living with her corpse for days.

Jonathan Herndon received a 28 year sentence for the 2016 murder of Constance Thomas.

Herndon hit her in the head, covered her with a garbage bag and then hid the body under a mound of clothes in his apartment on Gerald Court in West Buechel.

By the time police found Thomas she had been dead for several days.

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