Gadsden man charged in double murder; accused of killing his mother, her boyfriend

Jeremy James Jerry, 43, of Gadsden (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office

Jeremy James Jerry, 43, of Gadsden (Photo: Etowah County Sheriff's Office

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. – A Gadsden man has been arrested in connection to the murders of two people in Glencoe, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

Jeremy James Jerry, 43, of Gadsden, has been charged with capital murder of two or more people. He is currently being held in the Etowah County Detention Center without bond.

The double homicide happened Wednesday, shortly after 12 p.m. at 307 Aderholt Street, in the Glencoe city limits.  Jerry is accused of shooting his mother, 65 year-old Joyce Ann Brown Good and her boyfriend, 62 year-old Jimmie Ray Lively.

“Yesterday was a tragic day for our community,” Glencoe Police Chief Tim Diggs said. “I appreciate and commend the agencies who responded to help our officer. The investigation, led by the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, was handled professionally and with respect toward all involved. Our condolences go out to the families of the victims.”

Sheriff Entrekin said Jerry has confessed to his involvement in the crime, which started as a domestic argument.  The home has security cameras that caught evidence of the incident, the Sheriff said.