This is a depressing story. A 20-year-old man named Pontrey O’Neal Jones will probably spend the rest of his life in jail after stabbing and killing his stepmother this past weekend.
Jones was homeless, but his father was letting him live inside his apartment that he shared with his wife Magdalena Ruiz. On Sunday, Jones walked inside the apartment just as the Dallas Cowboys completed their victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
He felt like his stepmother was celebrating the victory too much and disrespecting his father, so he pulled out a knife he had hidden in the living room couch and stabbed Ruiz multiple times in the back.
Jones’ father stepped in and stopped the attack. Jones ran out the front door. According to the police report, Jones admitted he had plans to kill his sister, but the Cowboys celebration by his stepmother made him change his plans. And if you haven’t figured it out by now, the dude has some serious mental problems that were not properly treated.
His father says he was bipolar but hadn’t taken medication in years. A close friend of Ruiz claims she warned her about letting Jones stay inside her apartment.
“He was kind of scary because he was like one of those people like if you want to say something, he would attack you.”
Police arrested Jones after finding him lying naked in some grass near the apartment. He’s being charged with first degree murder.