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Body Bags With Joseph Scott Morgan: Dead at Daddy’s Hands


A South Carolina dad drives his five children around the deep south for nine days. Their bodies are in garbage bags in the trunk. Timothy Jones Jr. strangles four of them.

The other, a 6-year-old boy named Nahtahn, is forced to exercise until he dies. The dad uses the activity as punishment after he accuses Nahtahn of breaking an electrical outlet in the home. After driving for almost two weeks, Jones dumps the bags off a logging road in rural Alabama.

Today on Body Bags, forensic expert Joseph Scott Morgan explains what happened to the children’s bodies.

FILE – Timothy Jones Jr., center, charged with killing his five children, speaks with his attorneys, Boyd Young, left, and Casey Secor during his trial in Lexington, S.C., Wednesday, May 22, 2019. South Carolina Supreme Court justices are questioning whether a prosecutor offered to show photos of five dead children to a jury to unfairly upset them so they would sentence their father to death. The high court heard 39-year-old Timothy Jones’ request to overturn his murder convictions and death sentence on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021. (Tracy Glantz/The State via AP, Pool, File)

[Feature Photo: Nathan Jones/Legacy]