Couple gets life sentence in death of toddler in Huntington

Mariya Jones and Aaron Miles were sentenced in Cabell County Circuit Court on Monday to life without parole. (WCHS/WVAH File Photo)

The mother and stepfather of a 3-year old boy were sentenced to life without parole in Cabell County Circuit Court.

Mariya Jones and Aaron Miles, who were both found guilty of second-degree murder of a child in September. were sentenced Monday morning .

Police found 3-year old Jayden Jones' body in a house in the 1800 block of Seventh Avenue in Huntington in July 2016. A medical report said the toddler had been beaten with various objects and suffered from visible injuries all over his body.

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