This top level Chicago CEO’s son arrested for murder

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Yesterday was a day no parent expects to find themselves in and for the Jones’s – it was a long day from start to finish.

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The son of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) CEO was charged with murder in Indianapolis. Eugene Jones, 18, was arrested Tuesday after turning himself in.

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Eugene Jones was questioned and later taken into custody. Jones is accused in the shooting death of Deante Williams, 18, in what appeared to be a robbery gone bad.

Police said Williams was shot fatally with just one bullet at Wes Montgomery Park on Sunday, close to 6:30 p.m.

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Jones’ father is Chicago Housing Authority’s CEO Eugene Jones Jr. – he issued a statement on Wednesday:

“This is a situation that no parent expects to find themselves in and I will, like any parent, handle this as a family matter and I cannot offer any further comment.”

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