R.I.P. Danye Jones

November 1, 2018

BY Minyetta Bailey

St. Louis, Missouri-

Danye Jones was found hanging from a tree in the backyard of his mother's home on October 17th, 2018. It is reported by police that Danye committed suicide but his mother, Ferguson Activist Melissa McKinnies denies that her son would commit such an act. Melissa McKinnies insist that her son was lynched after receiving death threats for the past two months. Danye Jones was found with bruises on his face and the sheets used to hang him from the tree did not come from their residence.