Most Martin County residents asked did not seem to be familiar with Jones or his whereabouts.
In a press release, the Indiana State Police said, “It is regrettable the actions of Mr. Jones resulted in his death. The Indiana State Police offers condolences to the extended Jones family for their loss. The ISP also expresses our thanks and gratitude to the public’s many expressions of well wishes for the speedy recovery of Trooper Lents.”
The investigation into the incident is still ongoing.