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Grand jury charges Shoals man with capital murder

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Shannon Paul Brewer (Source: Leon County Florida) Shannon Paul Brewer (Source: Leon County Florida)
LAUDERDALE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Shoals man, accused of murder, could face the death penalty or life without parole if convicted. A Lauderdale County grand jury upgraded the initial murder charge against Shannon Brewer to capital murder.

Brewer is charged with the capital murder of Mark Dishon and the assault of Sandra Sikes.

Investigators said the attack happened in November at a home on County Road 638.

Shannon Brewer's brother, Jerry, is accused of helping Shannon leave the state. The two were caught in Tallahassee, Florida, less than 24 hours later. 

Jerry Brewer has been indicted on charges of hindering prosecution and receiving stolen property.

Shannon Brewer's arraignment is scheduled for July 31st.

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