Man goes to police HQ, says he killed girlfriend

Homicide investigation underway in Avondale
Homicide investigation underway in Avondale
Posted at 12:08 AM, May 31, 2016

CINCINNATI – A man walked into District 1 police headquarters and said he killed his girlfriend in the city's Avondale neighborhood late Monday night, police say.

Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of Glenwood Avenue in Avondale and found the body of Necole Jones, 41.

The man's name has not been released and police have not said how Jones died. The investigation is  ongoing, police said.

Jones is the ninth homicide victim in District 4 this year compared to five at this time last year.

According to the most recent crime data from the police, homicides in the city have increased slightly in 2016 compared to last year, while other major categories of violent crime and property crime have decreased.

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