Woman pleads guilty to killing infant son, dumping body in trash can

Woman pleads guilty to killing infant son, dumping body in trash can
Vernita Lashon Jones.

EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - A woman who pleaded guilty to killing her infant son will spend 30 years in prison.

Jones suffocated her baby and threw him away.
Jones suffocated her baby and threw him away. (Source: WRDW)

Vernita Jones was sentenced following her plea earlier this week.

The infant’s body was found in a landfill over 100 miles northwest of Columbia.

Jones, according to investigators, admitted to suffocating Frost and throwing him away.

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