Former Braves Star Andruw Jones’ Wife Files for Divorce

Nicole Derick Jones and Andruw Jones

Another professional athlete’s marriage bites the dust. The wife of former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones filed for divorce following his Christmas day arrest for assaulting her.

Jones, 35, was arrested in Atlanta early Christmas morning and charged with domestic battery, according to jail records obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The AJC reports that Nicole Derick-Jones, of Duluth, called police after the former Braves center fielder allegedly choked her and threatened to kill her. In her divorce filing, Mrs. Jones said the couple’s bonds of matrimony were “irretrievably broken.”

Andruw Jones was arrested and released from jail on $2,400 bond that same day.

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Andruw Jones Arrested for Domestic Assault on Christmas Day

Nicole Derick Jones and Andruw Jones

Former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones was arrested in Atlanta early Christmas morning and charged with domestic battery, according to jail records obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The AJC reports that police responded to a domestic dispute call at the home of Jones and his wife, Nicole Derick-Jones, in Duluth, a suburb north of Atlanta.

Jones, 35, was booked into the jail around 3:45 a.m. and released on $2,400 bond by 11 a.m. Tuesday.

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