Murder of heather jones. Michael and Heather Jones' home where son Adrian was 'murdered and fed to pigs'

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We wanted someone else to enjoy it. As his family moved from place to place across Kansas and Missouri, his stepmother captured photos of the horrors, images stored online and later recovered by authorities. His father and stepmother reported that Adrian frequently wet the bed, stole and hoarded food, picked at sores and lit fires — characteristics that the lawsuit says are common in young victims of child abuse. Court documents say Adrian was abused over a period of several months beginning in May 2015. Heather Jones was found by her mother and by sister Chelsea Jackson, who lived in the other side of the duplex. Officials in both states remained in regular contact, shared information and continued to talk to the family, the spokeswoman said, adding that child welfare workers thoroughly investigated each reported incident of alleged abuse and neglect. The police immediately looked at Chris Jones.

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Surveillance footage captures last days of boy fed to pigs

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Vandenberg was to return to the hospital for a mental-health referral on Dec. All have been taken into protective custody. The center did not follow up with Adrian after he was discharged, the lawsuit alleges. Three days later, Vandenberg took his son to Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring. At that point, his step-mother, Heather, comes into the video and appears to be lecturing Adrian. Tortured by his parents and isolated from the rest of the world, little Adrian died alone in the shower. Heather Jones, 30, had pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree murder and two counts of child abuse in the death of Adrian Jones on Oct.

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Despite her grief and shock, Jones realized Vandenberg had closed the door behind her and Jackson when they came into the house. Dead mice, cages full of rats, syringes, rat poison and pornographic videos are just some of the things that were found inside the home where the couple lived with the boy and six girls. The remains were burned so badly that authorities had to identify the corpse by her dental records. She took the evidence to police and then to Adrian's grandmother. Hotline calls began pouring in with troubling information: his father had guns all over the house, his stepmother was observed to be high on drugs, according to the lawsuit.

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Body of missing teacher found

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In , Heather Jones alleged that her husband abused her and the boy. Police responded to a domestic violence call to the home on November 25 after Jones allegedly shot his wife. He dragged her body to the downstairs bathroom and covered her with towels and bed linen. Records show that Adrian himself opened up about the abuse to child welfare workers. He then recanted and said he had been hearing voices that repeatedly threatened him. Lohrasbe found Vandenberg was actively psychotic from schizophrenia in the days and hours around the murder.

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A life of torture: Kansas boy was starved, beaten for years until he died and parents fed him to pigs

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He died about nine months later. In 2012, the Kansas Department for Children and Families removed the kids from their biological mother's home. A gruesome discovery police were called to a home in Kansas City, Kansas for a domestic dispute. Representatives from the Kansas Department for Children and Families declined to comment to the Kansas City Star. For the first time since her death, they were able to see the dark-haired, bushy-bearded Vandenberg, who appeared by video from the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam.

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Both died of blunt force trauma to the head. The abuse began with Adrian being forced to stand for hours with his hands in the air. We are not trying to be salacious or sensational by publishing them, and we do not want to further victimize anyone involved. In another picture, Adrian appears to be tied up with a plate of food in front of him, a bar of soap in his mouth. Several photos show the 7-year-old strapped to a table and blindfolded.

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