Juvenile arrested in case of missing Mississippi man found dead in Bessemer, Ala.

Juvenile arrested in case of missing Mississippi man found dead in Bessemer, Ala.
Michael Jones, 45. (Source: Family)

BESSEMER, Ala. (WBRC) - Bessemer Police announced an arrest in the case of a missing Mississippi man who was found dead in Bessemer in May 2020.

Chief Mike Roper confirmed a Bessemer juvenile was arrested and will be charged with murder.

Officers said 45-year-old Michael Jones’ truck was found in the 1700 block of Clarendon Avenue on May 22, 2020. A continued search led to the discovery of Jones’ body in an abandoned house in the 1800 block of Fairfax Avenue. He had been shot, according to police.

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