Audio Tapes Between Cheektowaga Teachers and Murder Suspect to Be Released

November 4, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 3:10 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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November 4, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 3:10 PM EDT

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Cheektowaga police are expected to release audio tapes this afternoon surrounding conversations teachers at Cheektowaga Central School had with Dontre Jones while he was awaiting trial.

Jones was found guilty in the murder of Ira Watkins at Cheektowaga Town Park in May of 2011.

Police say the conversations these teachers had with Jones negatively impacted their ability to investigate the case.

Channel 7's Jason Gruenauer will have the full story tonight on Eyewitness News at 5 and 6.