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Trial set for Moultrie man accused in quintuple murder case

Posted: 5:33 PM, May 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-10 17:33:48-04
Jeffrey Alan Peacock Mugshot

MOULTRIE, Ga. (WTXL) — A June trial date has been set for the Colquitt man accused of killing five of his own friends.

We now know that he will not face the death penalty.

Peacock was charged with malice murder along with aggravated animal cruelty along with multiple gun charges in May of 2016. Officials say Peacock could be sentenced to life with or without parole.

The trial will not be heard by a jury.

Instead, both sides have agreed to a bench trial the will be heard by Superior Court Judge James Hardy.