Mother sentenced to life for drowning baby in bathtub

A northwest Missouri mother who is guilty of drowning her infant in a bathtub was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 7:21 PM
Updated: Nov 8, 2019 1:18 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A northwest Missouri mother who is guilty of drowning her infant in a bathtub was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

Sydney Jones, 29, was found guilty in July for child abuse, or neglect that resulted in the death of her 6-month-old son.

Jones' 6-month-old son, Keith, was found dead on December 7, 2017. Police responded to a 911 call about a possible drowned baby in an apartment on Texas Avenue.

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