• 57°

Police provide update in septuple homicide investigation

Special to the Enquirer 

After the murder of seven people in one house in Valhermoso Springs June 5, all victims have now been identified.  

Autopsies are being completed on the seven victims as authorities continue to investigate and seek a suspect or suspects. 

As the investigation continues, we are grateful for the communities support in providing tips,” reads a statement from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office posted to Facebook. Any information can be provided through this page or anonymously through our tiplinkhttp://bit.ly/2N3tluo.” 

The victims include an unnamed juvenile female, 17. The others are: 

  • Tammy England Muzzey, 45, of Valhermoso Springs 
  • Jeramy Wade Roberts, 31, of Athens 
  • James Wayne Benford, 22, of Decatur 
  • Emily Brooke Payne, 21, of Valhermoso Springs 
  • Roger Lee Jones Jr., 19, of Decatur 
  • William Zane Hodgin, 18, of Somerville