Kaleek Jones Death – Work release granted for man convicted of deadly Iowa City shooting

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Kaleek Jones Death –  Obituary : Authorities said the Iowa Board of Parole has granted work release to Lamar Wilson, who is serving a 24-year prison sentence after being convicted in a deadly shooting at the Iowa City Ped Mall.

Records show he is at the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility.

Wilson shot and killed Kaleek Jones and wounded two others in 2017

Prosecutors originally charged him with

  • First-degree murder
  • Attempted murder and
  • Intimidation with a dangerous weapon.

But  a jury reportedly sentenced him to a lesser charges in 2018, including voluntary manslaughter.

Wilson appealed his conviction to the Iowa Supreme Court last year, but the court later ruled to uphold it.