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Mass murderer to appear in court in March

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Jacob Shaffer will be arraigned on a capital murder charge on March 8. Jacob Shaffer will be arraigned on a capital murder charge on March 8.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

The man accused of six murders in Lincoln County, Tennessee and Huntsville will be arraigned at the Madison County Courthouse on March 8.

Jacob Shaffer pleaded guilty to murder in Tennessee, but still faces a capital murder in Madison County.

Investigators say Shaffer killed his estranged wife Traci Shaffer, her son Devin Brooks, his friend Robert Berber Brock, Traci's father Billy Hall and her brother Chris Hall. The bodies were found in Lincoln County.

Shaffer is also accused of beating Sidney Dempsey to death at a Huntsville business. Dempsey's body was found inside a business in North Huntsville.

All of the murders happened in July 2009.

Shaffer remains in the Huntsville-Madison County Metro Jail without bond.

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