Arkansas woman found, alleged kidnapper arrested in Mississippi, police say

Police say 27-year-old Shakayal Jones was taken from her home by her estranged husband before being found in Jackson, Mississippi.

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. — Update– According to the Jacksonville Police Department, Shakayal Jones has been found safe in Jackson, Mississippi and her alleged kidnapper, Shannon Jones Jr., is currently in custody.

Original– On Tuesday, March 2, at 5:20 a.m., officers with the Jacksonville Police Department responded to Northeastern Avenue, for a report of a kidnapping. 

Police say 27-year-old Shakayal Jones was taken from her home by her estranged husband who is possibly armed.

Shakayal was last seen wearing an unknown colored t-shirt, no pants, no shoes.

The suspect is 31-year-old Shannon Deshawn Jones Jr.

He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. Police say he is a medium build with brown eyes and black hair. 

The last known vehicle the suspect is possible in is a 2018 dark blue Toyota, Corolla, license plate 351 ZEX.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Sgt. Summerlin with the Jacksonville Police Department (501) 982-3191.

This is an ongoing investigation and further information will be provided when it becomes available.