Kentucky boy's body found after being thrown off cliff
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Kentucky boy's body found after being thrown off cliff



Lonnie Jay Belt kidnapped the boy and his mother, Jessica Durham, 31, beat the woman and threw them over a cliff.

Family members said the boy was 5-year-old James Spoonamore.

Police said Lonnie Jay Belt kidnapped the boy and his mother, Jessica Durham, 31, beat the woman and threw her over a cliff in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Sanders said the boy's body was found less than a mile from where hikers found his mother, who survived.

According to an arrest citation, Belt admitted that he got into an argument with Durham about money, hit her in the head, tied her up, took her to the cliff and beat her again.


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