15 years later, guilty verdict in Lowell slay case

Full story: Lowell Sun 59
Fifteen years after Mark Jones was brutally shot twice in the head and left to die in the snow near a Dumpster at a Lowell apartment complex, it took a Lowell Superior Court jury only two hours yesterday to convict his killer. Full Story
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Michael Hayes

Maynard, MA

#1 Oct 23, 2009
Finally Justice will be served and all you loud mouths will have nothing to say anymore.
RIP - MIZ
kitten8

Burlington, MA

#2 Oct 23, 2009
Enjoy the rest of your life, Shawn. Justice was served.
it is what it is

Lowell, MA

#3 Oct 23, 2009
i knew Mark and Shawn and they were both good and bad .Mark was Lowell's D-boe he rob everybody he wanted to cuz dude was a monster.but sh!t caught up to him. he knew one day somebody going to stand up to him he just didn't know it would be soon.Shawn was the white boy everybody wanted to rob cuz everybody though he was easy target. bet everybody surprised he killed the big bad wolf .me i chilled long enough wit Shawn to know he was a silent killer and i chilled long enough wit mark to know he didn't give a to sh!t about him being a killer !this was a case of two big dogs crossing path and the outcome was death!!!R.I.P Mark and keep ur head up Shawn
tommy

Salem, MA

#4 Oct 23, 2009
r.i.p. mark jones me and my brother new him when we were little in Shaughnessy projects.
Furture Daughter In law

Sharon, MA

#5 Oct 23, 2009
Shawn used a GUN. Didn't fight like a man. He knew he would of got his A** wiped if it was a fair fight. But no. Rought in Jail Shawn.
Furture Daughter In law

Sharon, MA

#6 Oct 23, 2009
Justice is Served.R.I.P Mark Jones. Now your kids could live their lives knowing their father's killer is in jail. There will always be a missing space in your sons heart. You will never be forgotten. Sorry they never gave you the chance to know your grandsons. I know that you will be their Guardian Angel. Will Always Be Missed. Rest In Peace MARK JONES!!!!!!!
Michael Hayes

Maynard, MA

#7 Oct 23, 2009
Furture Daughter In law wrote:
Justice is Served.R.I.P Mark Jones. Now your kids could live their lives knowing their father's killer is in jail. There will always be a missing space in your sons heart. You will never be forgotten. Sorry they never gave you the chance to know your grandsons. I know that you will be their Guardian Angel. Will Always Be Missed. Rest In Peace MARK JONES!!!!!!!
;-)
Michael Hayes

Maynard, MA

#8 Oct 23, 2009
Furture Daughter In law wrote:
Justice is Served.R.I.P Mark Jones. Now your kids could live their lives knowing their father's killer is in jail. There will always be a missing space in your sons heart. You will never be forgotten. Sorry they never gave you the chance to know your grandsons. I know that you will be their Guardian Angel. Will Always Be Missed. Rest In Peace MARK JONES!!!!!!!
Mark would have destroyed him on his worst day.
Michael Hayes

Maynard, MA

#9 Oct 23, 2009
I wish I knew all the Jury so I could shake all their hands and take them all out to dinner on me.
;-)
sorry

Braintree, MA

#10 Oct 23, 2009
I feel bad that he was murdered,but everyone from Shaughnessy thinks they are a tough guy.I know big talkers from Shaughnessy than anything else.
u know

Lowell, MA

#11 Oct 23, 2009
sorry wrote:
I feel bad that he was murdered,but everyone from Shaughnessy thinks they are a tough guy.I know big talkers from Shaughnessy than anything else.
not all people are talkers from shaughnessy they follow up on there word u know nothing ..
Horrayyyy

Starke, FL

#12 Oct 23, 2009
Happy to see Shawn is finally put away for life! Dispite it all, thank you Nolyn for helping them finally put Shawn away for justice for the Jones family. We know you were young and made a big mistake befriending Shawn and had fear yourself, but if it wasn't for you finally speaking up, we wouldn't have justice. Shawn would have done what he did regarless of talking you into being a part of it that night; it just would have been with another younger kid he could feed drugs to and take advantage of. Thank you to the jury and everyone else in the case that helped put that scumbag away.
Horrayyyy

Starke, FL

#13 Oct 23, 2009
Michael Hayes wrote:
I wish I knew all the Jury so I could shake all their hands and take them all out to dinner on me.
;-)
Me too :)
millcity

Lowell, MA

#14 Oct 23, 2009
my prayers go out to both familys when is all the bullshit gonna stop
second chance

United States

#15 Oct 23, 2009
you know this will be appealed,the trial was a joke
GIG GUY

Salem, NH

#16 Oct 23, 2009
u know wrote:
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not all people are talkers from shaughnessy they follow up on there word u know nothing ..
This is why peopel get killed. Sounds like alot of tough guy bullies. This time one bullied to much. Don't bring fists to a gun fight.
Dont Matter

Lowell, MA

#17 Oct 23, 2009
second chance wrote:
you know this will be appealed,the trial was a joke
It does not matter. It will take years before they even look at that appeal.. GAME OVER
linda

Trenton, NJ

#18 Oct 23, 2009
Im glad that justice was served in this case. I love mark we all did things in life that we are not proud of when we are young but no one needs to die like that.
jumbi

Tyngsboro, MA

#19 Oct 23, 2009
you can thank paulie pilato for putting shaun away because everyone knows he ratted him out thanks snitch its about time people know about u
Kim

Tewksbury, MA

#20 Oct 23, 2009
It's time to file for an appeal and hire a good lawyer to appeal it,poor people always get first degree with no real evidents or a gilty plea from the defendent. if this was a rich person with a real lawyer he would have gotten out or a second degrre charge. Look at OJ Case!?

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