Angela Renee Jones was indicted on two counts of first-degree killing in the death Janessa Harris, St. Cloud. The 27-year-old was found dead in her apartment on June 2 from a gunshot wound. Keisa Marie Lange, her friend, was also found dead. Police said there were several similarities between the victims’ deaths and that Jones had also been a suspect in the murder of both women.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding Janesa Lashay Harris’ death. The 28-year-old St. The 28-year-old Cloud resident died from a gunshot to the head. Her death was ruled a murder. Her apartment was the scene of the shooting, and someone who claimed to be a building manager had also lived there. Authorities say that the murderer cannot be ignored although an investigation is ongoing.
Jones was charged with first-degree and 2nd-degree murder. She was one of four people indicted in July in connection with another death in St. Cloud. Jones made her first court appearance on Friday. Jones was granted bail at $1 million with conditions and $2,000,000 without. She is currently in jail awaiting trial. The family has been devastated by the death of their mother, Janesa Harris.
Police claim Janesa Harris, a St. Cloud resident, is a case of suspicious circumstances. The death was ruled a murder. During the last two years, St. Cloud has been the victim of two homicides in the last two years, and four in 2015. The death of Janesa Harris is the second suspicious death in the city of St. Cloud. It is unknown what the motives were, but a number of witnesses have told police that the murder was not a random act.
More information was released by police about the homicide investigation. It began at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning in north St. Cloud. The Midwest Medical Examiners Office performed an autopsy and determined that the victim died from a gunshot injury. Janesa Harris, of St. Cloud, who lived in the same apartment where her body was discovered. The death scene was processed by the BCA crime scene team.