Minneapolis Woman Who Reported Boyfriend’s Suicide Charged With Murder
A Minneapolis woman has been charged in the shooting death of her boyfriend.
Vivian Jones, 37, of Minneapolis, was charged with intentional second-degree murder for fatally shooting her boyfriend. Jones is scheduled to make her first court appearance Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m.
According to the criminal complaint, on July 31, around 7:50 p.m., Minneapolis police responded to a call that a man shot himself. When officers arrived at the residence, they found Vivian Jones and her 41-year-old boyfriend, who was unresponsive with a gunshot wound behind his right ear. The victim was pronounced dead at approximately 8:00 p.m.
In 2006, Jones was charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault for shooting a woman. Jones served five years in prison after pleading guilty to first degree assault.