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A public hearing to consider the possible parole of John Jones, #185888

The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. to consider the possible parole of John Jones, #185888. The hearing will be conducted via video through Microsoft Teams and can be accessed by clicking HERE

Those planning to access the hearing must call 517-335-1736 no later than May 12, 2023, to confirm attendance.

John Jones is serving five life sentences for the crimes of Break & Enter Building with Intent-Habitual 4th, Robbery Armed-Habitual 4th, Criminal Sexual Conduct 2nd (Weapon Used)-Habitual 4th, CSC-Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Penetration-Habitual 4th and Kidnapping-Habitual 4th. John Jones was sentenced on August 22, 1988, out of Kent County. 

Tim Flanagan, Member of the Michigan Parole Board, will conduct the hearing under the provisions of the Lifer Law, MCLA 791.234.

When logging into the hearing, your video camera must be turned off and audio muted to eliminate distraction during the hearing.

Please be advised that recordings, photography, or screenshots of the proceeding are prohibited.

If you are a member of the news media and have questions about the hearing, please contact Chris Gautz, Public Information Officer at 517-241-0363.