Estranged couple dies in murder-suicide in Jefferson County

Domestic violence ends in a murder-suicide in Jefferson County.{} Sheriff deputies were called to a home in the 550 block of McWaine Drive near McCalla just after 10:00 Sunday night.{} 26 year old, Angelica Jones, was shot in the incident.{} Jones was taken to an area hospital where she later died from her injuries.{} The suspect, 38 year old Eddie Bradford of Ensley, died on the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot.{}


Deputies say Bradford and Jones has been in a dating relationship.{} Jones had recently ended the relationship.{} Bradford would not accept that the relationship was over and made threats to kill Jones if they did not get back together.{}


Detectives found Bradford's car about half a mile away hidden behind a church.{} It appears he parked there and walked to the home to confront Jones.{} During the argument, deputies say he pulled out a handgun and shot her before turning the gun on himself.