A Jacksonville man has been discovered responsible of first-degree homicide and sexual battery within the demise of his pregnant 16-year-old niece.
Investigators say Jonathan Quiles raped, impregnated and killed his 16-year-old niece and her unborn youngster.
Investigators say Quiles shot 16-year-old Ayanna Sawyer in December 2018 after which left her physique in a trash can. Her physique was by no means discovered, even after the landfill was searched.
Ianna disappeared simply earlier than the Christmas holidays in December 2018.
The jury deliberated for about an hour and a half Thursday afternoon.
The Sawyer household issued the next assertion after the ruling:
“At the moment, a virtually five-year nightmare involves an finish with one other measure of justice. We thank the jury, attorneys, legislation enforcement and the decide, in addition to all of our family and friends who reached out after we wanted it most. Jonathan Quiles has now been discovered responsible of homicide and can return earlier than a jury “To find out his destiny on Earth, however he selected to finish little Ianna’s life. He was a predator and the jury noticed that so simply. We’re grateful. Please maintain our household in your prayers. Thanks from the Ianna Sawyer household.”
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