Jeffrey Peacock’s new lawyer files motion to exclude parts of statement from trial

Jeffrey Peacock’s new lawyer files motion to exclude parts of statement from trial
Jeffrey Peacock

MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) - A man accused of mass murder appeared in court Monday with a new lawyer on retainer.

Jeffrey Peacock, who was charged in connection to the death of his five friends in 2016, and his new lawyer, Alan Sincox, discussed the status of the case in the Monday court hearing.

Sincox filed another motion to have portions of Peacock’s statement given to police excluded from the trial.

The motion was filed because Sincox believes Peacock’s answers are unreliable because of how the questions were asked.

Since this motion was filed during the state conference hearing, no decision has been made.

Currently, Sincox said, they’re reviewing DNA and all reports and records regarding ballistics evidence.

Sincox said he doesn’t expect to file any additional motions unless something from the evidence raises concern.

According to Judge James Hardy, that motion and others will be reviewed in February.

At that time, they'll discuss Sincox's motion to change the venue of Peacock's trial and the jury composition.

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