Brother suspected of killing sister in Pell City

Brett Christopher Love

Police said a{}29-year-old Pell City woman was killed early Wednesday morning by her brother.

30-year-old Brett Christopher Love is accused of killing his sister, Lindsey Michelle Love, around 3 am{}in the 100 block of 31st Street.{}

Love was taken into custody and charged with murder.

"I can't understand why someone would do something like that," said neighbor Willie Mae Ellis. "What made him snap?"

Police wouldn't release a motive. It's unclear how Love died, but police said it was not by gunfire.

Love's toddler was home at the time of the homicide. He was not injured.

"It happened too close to home," said neighbor Tonya Guy. "I've never known anything like this to happen around here."