Police: Woman told son to move shooting victim's body out of house
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville woman has been charged with tampering with evidence for have the body of a shooting victim moved.
Ebony M. Jones, 35, was arrested December 28 by Louisville Metro police.
An arrest report says on November 25, a juvenile was shot inside a home in the 1700 block of Bolling Avenue and died from from his wounds.
According to LMPD, Jones instructed her juvenile son and a friend of his to move the body of the victim, who was identified by the coroner's office as Adrian Cook, 17, of Louisville, from the house and place it in the front yard. Jones also told the juveniles to tell officers that Cook was shot in a drive-by shooting.
Jones was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections and is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.
Metro police previously arrested a 16-year-old boy on charges of murder, tampering with evidence and receiving stolen property in the case. The teen is being held at the Jefferson County Youth Center while awaiting trial.
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