The father of an Alexandria, Virginia, woman with Down syndrome gave tearful testimony Tuesday in the trial of her accused killer.
Excell Jones described how he found his daughter, 23-year-old Melia Jones, dead at the Mason at Van Dorn apartment building in December 2021. She had started living on her own for the first time shortly before her death.
He and his wife went to check on Melia after their texts went unanswered. When they arrived, they found her fourth-floor apartment ransacked and her body on the bedroom floor.
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