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Shavonna Jones
  • Death date
  • May 22, 2010
  • Address
  • Watts
  • 10520 Central Ave.

Shavonna Jones, 30 [Updated]

Shavonna Jones, a 30-year-old black woman, was shot to death Saturday, May 22, in the 10500 block of Central Avenue in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

The shooting occurred about 8:40 a.m. at a home, said Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Cleon Joseph. "[Jones] was killed by her husband in the domestic dispute," Joseph said.

Local television news reported that Jones was a security officer who had taken out a restraining order on her husband, and that she was killed while her two sons were sleeping. Her body was discovered by her 15-year old son, according to KTLA.

Detectives on Monday said they are continuing to search for her husband.

[Updated at 3:20 p.m., Aug. 12: Minnesota police arrested Shavonna Jones' husband, Dejame Henderson, a 30-year-old black man, Tuesday in connection with her death. 

Photo: Dejame Henderson, 30. Credit: DMVLAPD South Bureau Det. Joseph Kirby said it's unknown where Henderson has been hiding for the last three months. 

Investigators are currently en route to Minnesota to interview Henderson and begin the extradition process to return him to California. 

Upon his arrival, it's expected Henderson will be charged with murder, Kirby said.]

-- Christopher Goffard and Sarah Ardalani

Photo: Dejame Henderson, 30. Credit: DMV

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