A 33-year-old woman has been sentenced to life in prison for her involvement in the kidnapping and murder of a 29-year-old woman. The victim, Tiffany Jones, was tragically found naked and bound inside a burning home, leading to the arrest and conviction of Bobie Barncord.
33-Year-Old Woman: Kidnapping and Murder Suspect
According to reports, 29-year-old Tiffany Jones argued with two men on the 3600 block of Potee Street on August 21, 2018. The situation escalated as the men forcefully took Tiffany Jones and kidnapped her, forcing her to enter a black Ford pickup truck. The man was later identified as “Philly” (Turner).
The 33-year-old woman, Bobie Barncord was allegedly the driver of the getaway car, which was registered in her father’s name.
On August 22, 2018, the Baltimore Fire Department received a call about a fire near the Potee Street address. Tragically, when they arrived at the scene, they discovered the lifeless body of Tiffany Jones inside the burning home. Investigators quickly connected the kidnapping and the arson, leading to the arrest of 33-year-old woman Barncord and Turner.
During the investigation, authorities executed a search warrant on 33-year-old woman Barncord’s vehicle. Inside, they found Jones’ shoes in the back floorboard, along with a large knife that carried Barncord’s DNA.
This crucial evidence further solidified the case against 33-year-old woman Barncord, implicating her in the kidnapping and murder.
33-Year-Old Woman Found Guilty
On Friday, June 30, the 33-year-old woman was sentenced to life after being found guilty of first-degree murder, kidnapping, conspiracy to kidnap, and arson, according to Baltimore Police Department.
The 33-year-old woman was given a life sentence plus an additional 50 years behind bars for the heinous crime she committed, True Crime Daily reported.
Her accomplice, Willard Turner, who was identified as one of the men involved in the kidnapping, was sentenced in February 2020 to life in prison plus 80 years.
33-year-old woman Barncord reportedly confessed her involvement in the heinous crime during police questioning.
According to Baltimore Police investigators, the 33-year-old woman admitted to aiding in the kidnapping and admitted to pouring lighter fluid on her, while someone else set her on fire. Shockingly, her motive for participating in such a gruesome act was that she believed Jones had stolen her cell phone.