Invisible Children

Adrian Jones, and 7 siblings

Content note: Case narratives include descriptions of severe violence inflicted on children, including abuse and neglect, sexual violence, torture, and murder, as well as mentions of suicide and domestic violence. They also include photos of victims and perpetrators of violence.

adrian jones
Authorities believe Adrian Jones, age 7, was murdered by his father, Michael A. Jones, and his stepmother Heather Jones. Heather Jones homeschooled Adrian and his 7 sisters (ages 11 to 1). Adrian and two girls were Michael’s children from previous relationships, while the other four girls were Michael and Heather’s biological children together.

Former babysitters of the family have reported that the Joneses’ home was filthy, that they witnessed Michael Jones abusing Adrian and his siblings, and that Heather Jones hated Adrian and wanted him dead, depriving of food and forcing him to stand in a stress position for long periods of time. Adrian went missing in September, but the authorities were not alerted until police were called to the home on November 25 for a domestic dispute. When the police returned the following day, they discovered Adrian’s decomposed body in a barn on the property; his body had apparently been fed to the family’s pigs, which Heather purchased in September.

The Joneses were both charged with first-degree murder and child abuse. Michael was also charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon; this charge stems from his abuse of Heather. The other children were removed from the home.

Date: November 25, 2015
Kansas City, Kansas


Documents: Date:
Child abuse charges are filed in KCK case involving missing boy 11-27-2015
Kansas City Man May Have Fed 7-Year-Old Son To Pigs After Beating Him To Death 11-28-2015
Michael A. Jones: Father Accused Of Feeding 7-Year-Old Son To Pigs After Beating Him To Death, But There’s More To It 11-28-2015
Cops: Kansas Man ‘Fed Son to Pigs’ 11-30-2015
Relative heard in Thanksgiving call that 7-year-old boy was dead, his body fed to pigs 12-01-2015
Coroner says remains found in Kansas barn are those of a juvenile, ID testing to take weeks 12-01-2015
Former nanny says Jones’ children were in a dangerous situation at home 12-03-2015
Parents charged with murder after police fear boy’s body fed to pigs 12-11-2015
Dead mice, syringes and porn: Inside house of horrors where boy, 7, was ‘murdered by father and stepmother and fed to pigs’ 12-14-2015