Jones County man sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Jones County man will spend the next 20 years in jail for the 2008 death of his friend.

Kenneth Jones, 24, of Taylorsville pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges Thursday in Jones County Circuit Court.

Jones admitted to shooting his friend, Demarro Crosby, on the left side of his face after an argument in front of Crosby's home.

Authorities said Crosby was holding his infant daughter when he was shot. The child was unharmed.