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Parents Gone Wild!: John Gonzales killed his girlfriend’s 18-month-old son, Braylon Bishop Gonzales; Mother, Ashley Marie Snowden, also pled guilty; Both sentenced to prison

stand up for children

Braylon Bishop Gonzales

Remains Identified as 18 Month-Old
Conflicting versions told of tot’s death
Toddler killed by blow to head
Coroner: Toddler struck in head
Charges Filed in Child Death Case
Family knew of toddler’s abuse
Couple To Face Charges In Son’s Death
Mom extradited in child-death case
Parents Of Mummified Child Charged
Parents Of Mummified Child Charged With His Death
Head trauma killed Port Huron toddler, Braylon Bishop Gonzales
Parents: Child’s death an accident
Woman waives extradition to face charges in Michigan
Murder Trial Begins For Fort Wayne Father
Woman pleads guilty in Port Huron for death of baby whose remains were discovered in Fort Wayne
Mother sentenced in toddler death
Ashley Snowden & John Gonzales kept her dead baby encased in cement for 2 years.
GUILTY MI – Braylon Gonzales, 18 mos, beaten to death, Port Huron, 1 July 2005
State of Michigan v John William Gonzales 2010 (conviction and sentence affirmed)

John William Gonzales – convicted, sentenced to life in prison
Ashley Marie Snowden – pled guilty, sentenced to 7-15 years in prison; paroled 12/13/2016



MDOC Number: 702022
SID Number: 1747418J
Racial Identification: Unknown
Gender: Male
Hair: Black
Eyes: Black
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 150 lbs.
Date of Birth: 02/04/1969 (47)
JOHN WILLIAM GONZALES Image Date: 10/9/2008
Current Status: Prisoner Earliest Release Date: LIFE
Assigned Location: Macomb Correctional Facility Maximum Discharge Date: LIFE
Security Level: II



Sentence 1

Offense: Homicide – Felony Murder
Minimum Sentence: LIFE
MCL#: 750.316B / 769.10
Maximum Sentence: LIFE
Court File#: 08000147-FC-D
Date of Offense: 07/01/2005
County: St. Clair
Date of Sentence: 10/06/2008
Conviction Type: Jury

Sentence 2
Offense: Child Abuse, 1st Degree
Minimum Sentence: 10 years 0 months 0 days
MCL#: 750.136B2 / 769.10
Maximum Sentence: 22 years 6 months
Court File#: 08000147-FC-D
Date of Offense: 07/01/2005
County: St. Clair
Date of Sentence: 10/06/2008
Conviction Type: Jury


MDOC Number: 691488
SID Number: 3276328M
Racial Identification: White
Gender: Female
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Height: 5′ 6″
Weight: 175 lbs.
Date of Birth: 10/10/1984 (32)
ASHLEY MARIE SNOWDEN Image Date: 10/18/2011

Current Status: Parolee
Supervision Begin Date: 12/13/2016
Assigned Location: Berrien/Benton Harbor/Parole/REP
Supervision Discharge Date: 12/13/2018
Security Level: Date Paroled: 12/13/2016


Body Piercing- Ear – 3 piercings
Mole- Right Cheek

Sentence 1

Offense: Homicide – Involuntary Manslaughter
Minimum Sentence: 5 years 6 months 0 days
MCL#: 750.321C
Maximum Sentence: 15 years 0 months
Court File#: 08000148-FH-D
Date of Offense: 07/01/2005
County: St. Clair
Date of Sentence: 06/26/2008
Conviction Type: Plea


5 Responses

  1. This is ridiculous and they need to be treated the same way that baby was treated.. Worthless pieces of cow patties.

  2. Words fail me. ANYONE who murders a children should receive the maximum sentence available in the state as a mandatory sentence!
    These pathetic excuses for human beings should never walk the street again! When Jared’s Law is passed this would mean that NO child murdered would ever walk the streets again, and child abusers would receive a mandatory sentence of life in prison. If you agree go to and sign the petition for Jared’s Law.

  3. Just wanted to say that as of today Gonzales (I almost vomit speaking his name) has been sentenced to life in prison. The mother was only sentenced 5 to 15 years for her knowledge and involvement. I only hope they get the same treatment they bestowed upon that poor poor boy. The creepiest thing is that I have seen this man in our town and never thought he was an abuser or murderer.

  4. Where can I get the full story?

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