A Glynn County man will spend the next 25 years in prison after pleading guilty in Appling County Superior Court last week to attacking two children with a knife in January 2022.

Torrance Markale Jones, 39, of Brunswick, pleaded guilty on March 9 in front of Brunswick Judicial Circuit Judge Stephen Kelley to entering a home in Appling County where four juveniles were home alone and hitting, strangling and stabbing two of them, a release from the District Attorney’s office said. The children were 4, 6, 11 and 14 years old.

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Nineteen-year-old Trent Lehrkamp — who police say was left by three minors at the hospital emergency room covered in spray paint, barely breathing and with a mixture of drugs and alcohol in his system that nearly killed him — is out of the intensive care unit.

Cries for justice rang loudly down Parkwood Avenue on Monday where more than 200 people gathered to pray, show their support and, most of all, to call for arrests to be made in the incident that police say put Trent Lehrkamp in the hospital in critical condition and on a ventilator.

The father of a 19-year-old in critical condition in the Brunswick hospital told police his son “never returns home normal” when he goes to the house on St. Simons Island that is the subject of an investigation into an alleged hazing incident, according to a police incident report.