MULGA, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department was called out Saturday afternoon to the scene of a double homicide on 1st Avenue and 2nd Street in Mulga. The victims are identiftied as 58-year-old Jerry Crawford and 35-year-old Willie James Turner.
One victim was found next to a vacant house. The other victim was found in the road near the house. The victims had no identification on them, but they were later identified by the coroner.
The Sheriff's Department said it appears the men were taken to the location by unknown suspects and they were shot after going into the vacant house and trying to escape.
The motive is unknown and there are no suspects. Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department at 205-325-1450.