Jackson County man indicted for father’s murder

Northeast Alabama

GUILTY: Jury returns verdict for Jackson County man charged with murdering his father in 2017. Byron Keith Shirey will be sentenced in January of 2022.

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – Jackson County investigators have arrested a Dutton man for his father’s beating death.

Byron Keith Shirey, 58, was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder.

Shirey is accused of beating his father, Charles Shirey, 78, to death at his home on County Road 372. The murder happened in May 2017.

Byron Keith Shirey was arrested after a grand jury indictment that was handed down last week, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

He was booked into the Jackson County Jail on $250,000 bond.


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