Death penalty notice filed against Jeffery Peacock in quintuple murder case

| April 4, 2017

 

MOULTRIE – Monday afternoon, the office of District Attorney Brad Shealy filed the official Notice of Intent to Seek Death Penalty in the the case against Jeffery Alan Peacock.

A judge will be appointed to the case, and a date will be set for Peacock’s first appearance.

It’s been nearly 10 months since Peacock allegedly set fire to a Moultrie home, after killing Jordan Croft, Jonathan Edwards, Alicia Norman, Jones Pidcock, and Reid Williams.

Court documents accuse Peacock of shooting all five people in the head. It also says two dogs died in the fire, with a rescue dog was killed before the fire and found with a cracked skull.

Peacock faces five counts of malice murder, five counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, one count of first degree arson, and three counts aggravated cruelty to animals.

(WCTV Eyewitness News)

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