A South Carolina mother is being charged with murdering her 6-month-old baby - and then texting her baby's father to BRAG about abusing the child.
Vernita Lashon Jones, 25, has been charged with homicide by child abuse in the death of 6-month-old Anthony Frost.
Police say that Vernita dumped little Anthony's body in a dumpster. And his body was eventually found at the Twin Chimneys landfill. Authorities meticulously excavated the landfill and combed through single layers of waste in an attempt to locate the body.
Approximately 50 investigators began their search at the top of the landfill and began combing through single layers of waste to try to locate the body. Despite having to comb over 1,100 acres of trash, officials took less than four hours to find the youngster’s remains.
According to an arrest affidavit, Vernita admitted to law enforcement that she suffocated her child and had “an extreme indifference to human life.”
She also reportedly sent text messages to her child's father, allegedly admitting and "bragging" about abusing their son.
Here are the alleged messages: