Mom of Missing 2-Month-Old Charged with Murder After Woman Admits to Putting His Body in Trash
Kyon Jones's body still has not been found
The mother of a missing 2-month-old boy has been charged with murder after she allegedly was recorded saying he died in his sleep before she threw his body in the garbage.
According to a statement from Washington, D.C. Metro police, Kyon was last seen alive on May 5 but wasn't reported missing until May 7.
On Sunday, a local missing-persons advocate shared a video of Boggs talking about how her son had died while sleeping in the bed with her.
"The last thing that I remember was that I had rolled over, and he was on my chest. After that, when I was 'sleep, rolled over, noticed he was unresponsive — breathing — and I panicked," Boggs said in the video, which was obtained by WRC-TV.
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She then went on to detail how she disposed of Kyon's lifeless body, saying she wrapped it in a blanket before throwing it in the trash.
On May 10, the Charles City County Sheriff's Office said authorities were searching a Virginia landfill for the newborn, WRIC reports. The search for his remains continue.
Boggs' public defender, Joseph Yarbough, could not be reached for comment Monday. At a hearing Saturday, Boggs was released without bond.
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