Cory Jones and Shanna Jones

UPDATED 8-25-20 – Cory Jones has been apprehended by U.S. Marshals and West Virginia State Troopers and is awaiting extradition to Indiana. Jones was booked into the jail in Martinsburg, W Va. this afternoon.

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(8-23-20) Cory Jones (43) of rural Dunkirk, Indiana , is being sought by Jay County Sheriff’s Office in connection with the apparent shooting death of Shanna Jones at her home., 10400 block of West Jay County Road 400-S, this morning.

According to Jay County Prosecutor Wes Schemenaur, Jay County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday found the body of Shanna Jones (47) in her home.

Preliminary indications are that Jones was shot to death.

Authorities on Sunday were searching for a “person of interest,” Cory Jones, (43) who lived at the same address.

Jones has Tattooed arms, a dark tan and is driving Shanna’s Dodge Ram 2500 that is a blue quad cab with purple lights underneath.

He might have been sited in the Hartforfd City area after the shooting.

He is “thought to be armed and should be considered dangerous”.

Anyone with information about Cory Jones’ whereabouts or the shooting should contact the Jay County Sheriff’s Department at 260-726-8188.