Multiple murder suspect arraigned in Moultrie

MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - Jeffery Peacock, who has been in the Colquitt County Jail since May of 2016, accused of killing his five friends, was arraigned this afternoon at the Colquitt County Courthouse at 2:00 p.m.

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District Attorney Brad Shealy is seeking the death penalty in the case against Jeffrey Peacock.

Five people who Peacock knew well were killed: Jonathan Edwards, Alicia Norman, Jones Pidcock, Reid Williams, and Jordan Croft. Their bodies were found with bullet wounds, inside the burned-out house on Rossman Dairy Road, on May 15, 2016.

Jonathan Edwards, Alicia Norman, Jones Pidcock, Reid Williams, and Jordan Croft. (Source: Facebook)
Jonathan Edwards, Alicia Norman, Jones Pidcock, Reid Williams, and Jordan Croft. (Source: Facebook)

Jeffrey Peacock went from being the sole survivor of a tragic house fire to the suspect charged with murdering his friends.

He was indicted in March, facing with 14 charges, including malice murder.

Prosecutors have not elaborated on a possible motive.

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