Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Man indicted on quadruple killings in Hueytown

Scott Lamar Abbott has been indicted on the March 7 killings in Hueytown, according to the Bessemer District Attorney's office. Chief Assistant District Attorney Bill Veitch said today that a grand jury indicted 24-year-old Abbott on five counts of capital murder in the deaths of William Chad Gilbert, 31; Jeri Lynn Cole, 27; Nika Sandlin, 24; and Joshua Gilleo, 26.
Abbott faces one count of capital murder for killing more than one person and another four counts for killing the four victims during the commission of a burglary. Abbott is next expected in court for an arraignment. A date for his arraignment has not been set.

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