Two women found dead in east Alabama Monday were due in court Tuesday
The deaths of two women at the scene of a double murder-suicide in East Alabama came just before they were scheduled for a court hearing on stalking and harassment charges.
Jacksonville Police Chief Tommy Thompson said evidence shows Brenda Williamon shot her two daughters, 45-year-old Alicia and 43-year-old Jeannie, Sunday night before calling a relative and leaving a voice mail to make arrangements for all three.
The discovery of that voicemail led officers to the Williamon's home on Highway 204 Monday where all three women were found dead.
Brenda and Jeannie Williamon had been scheduled to appear in Madison County court Tuesday in a 2013 stalking case involving a Huntsville teacher, who they blamed for losing a job.
Thompson said the murders and suicide were not the first time his department had been called to the home, describing previous calls as dealing with reports of UFO's flying over the house.
"It's a sad case," said Thompson. "It's been tough on all of us, with it coming after a shooting last week."
Thompson referred to an officer-involved shooting in Jacksonville on August 29 where 69-year-old Larry Miller was killed on the scene where he'd fatally shot his ex-wife.