Ex-Monterey Professor Pleads Guilty to Murdering Filipina Wife

 Professor Lawrence Jones and his wife Norife Herrera Jones (Source: KSBW.com)

Professor Lawrence Jones and his wife Norife Herrera Jones (Source: KSBW.com)

MONTEREY, Calif. —A former Naval Postgraduate School professor pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering his wife in Monterey and dismembering her body. Lawrence Jones will be sentenced to serve 50 years to life in state prison for the 2012 murder, prosecutors said.

Lawrence Jones, 74, was an NPS professor on sabbatical when his 29-year-old wife, Norife Herrera Jones, was found dead in Aromas. More in KSBW.com.