JACKSONVILLE, FL. (THECOUNT) — Officials say, 19-year-old Reginald Perry Jr. turned himself in to law enforcement over the shooting death of 21-year-old Felicia Jones and her unborn child.
Jones was identified by family members on September 26th as the full-term pregnant woman found dead in a Duval County, Florida park.
Jones, 21, who was 9 months pregnant, was found unresponsive in a Jacksonville park Saturday morning.
According to reports, Jones was found dead by a pedestrian at Riverview Park in Jacksonville Saturday morning around 6:30 a.m.
Jones was pronounced dead at the scene. The unborn child also died.
Perry is facing two counts of murder.
Police are treating the deadly incident as a “suspicious death with foul play suspected,” JSO said.
Jones was due October 8. A GoFundMe was setup by family members.
Anyone with possible information on the incident should call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at 904-630-0500 or Crimestoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You may also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Geo quick facts: Duval County is located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 864,263, with a 2019 estimate at 957,755, the seventh most populous in Florida. Its county seat is Jacksonville, with which the Duval County government has been consolidated since 1968 – Wikipedia.