Reco Jones killed 4 children & Yoland...

Reco Jones killed 4 children & Yolanda Bellamy in 1993

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Vista, CA

#1 May 15, 2009
Just wondering if anyone has any updates on the people that were involved in this case. Did Ericka have more children? I still pray for the Bellamy family.

Bunnell, FL

#2 May 15, 2009
I don't remember this ?

Vista, CA

#3 May 15, 2009
I'm sorry. It was 1997.

JUDGE GIVES RECO JONES 5 LIFE TERMS: ONE PER LIFEDetroit Free Press (MI)- Wednesday, April 22, 1998

The grandmother who has no more grandchildren. The childless mother. The hardened prosecutor who doesn't usually cry. They all had their final say Tuesday to Reco Jones , the man convicted of one of Detroit's most heinous crimes.

They all addressed Jones before Wayne County Circuit Judge Kym Worthy sentenced Jones to five life terms in prison for slashing and torturing his ex-girlfriend and four children to death last summer. Jones, who jumped out the fifth-floor window of a police interrogation room the day after he was arrested and then took the stand during his trial and tried to pin the quintuple murder on his girlfriend, said he was sorry."I apologize for what happened. I didn't mean to kill them," murmured Jones, who inflicted more than 100 stab and torture wounds on his victims in the bloodbath.

The short, skinny waif of a man professed his love for the woman he killed, 24-year-old Yolanda Bellamy. Prosecutors charged he killed her after she lied in saying she had been pregnant and planned an abortion. The children were sacrificed because they knew him."She did so much for me," Jones said. "The reason I took the stand is because I had so much to say and I wanted to say it my way,"Jones said. "I'm sorry for what happened."

Ericka Bellamy, 22, who last summer found the bodies of her two children -- Shafontah Bellamy,3, and Delvontay Bellamy, 5, nephews Nathan Burns Jr., 5, and Nathan Burns III, 3, and her sister, Yolanda, stared straight at Jones."I hate you. I hate the day you were born and I hate the day my sister met you," she said. "Words can't explain how I feel, not now, not ever. But knowing a monster will be locked away until death catches up with you helps me a little." Linda Bellamy, 41, the grandmother of all the dead children, told the court: "No sentence except for death is good enough for what he did. I only hope for the rest of his life Reco can be locked up like the animal that he is."

Bunnell, FL

#4 May 15, 2009
Sounds like a bunch of mexicans !(Reco?)

Vista, CA

#5 May 15, 2009
He is African American, as were the people he murdered.

Hartford, CT

#6 May 15, 2009
Theres been an increace of things like this since the recession !
I'm just a passer by troll that never heard of this.....
jay keys

United States

#7 Jan 16, 2012
I lived directly across the street from there I was like 10 then my mom discovered the bodies dude had a mental problem

United States

#8 Jan 17, 2012
Good riddens to bad rubbish 5 less poarch monkeys livin off da guberment dime!

Grosse Pointe, MI

#9 Jul 13, 2012
Jim wrote:
Good riddens to bad rubbish 5 less poarch monkeys livin off da guberment dime!
u are a racists pig i hope this happen to your kids

Grosse Pointe, MI

#10 Jul 13, 2012
u are a racist pig and i hope this happen to u

Van Nuys, CA

#11 May 15, 2013
What Reco did is just cold. He felt that bad about his self that he decided to kill & destroy lives. U are nothing but a weak specimen that should have been eliminated when u arrived on earth. U took the lives of innocent ppl becuzz ur feeling was hurt. Ur a P.A.B.(Punk Ass Bitch). I hope ur getting ur azz whup while in jail. On the 1st day of court ur mom was there until she got a dose of reality that her son is a monster. Not to mention a coward.

Utica, MI

#12 Sep 11, 2013
Jim wrote:
Good riddens to bad rubbish 5 less poarch monkeys livin off da guberment dime!
wow your a real piece of work.. What if that had happened to your family? Oh let me guess you are the mighty white man that gives the rest of us a bad name. What a jack wagon!!!
Tracy Jackson

United States

#13 Apr 9, 2017
I miss yolanda bellamy so much she was avery close friend of mine i think a geat dill of her and the children alot and wish I've could've been there for them i remember. the last time we went out for mothersDay i will foever miss the laughter aswell as yolanda smiles our sleep overs i just wish it is somthing i couod do to smooth the pain of her mother linda brother ken and sister Ericka they will always be in my heart although it still heart me today as well gone but never ever forgotten the sister i never had but the friend i will never eva forget i had love youyou❤❤ ❤❤&# 128144;💐&#1281 44;💐💐
I Am Not A Negro

Bedford, OH

#14 Apr 27, 2017
Are there any negroes in Detroit that don't have police (PO-leese) records?

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