by Tom George,


- James Pittman Wood, 40, and Russell Jacobs, 36, were found dead Tuesday afternoon.

- An autopsy shows the two died from gunshot wounds. The Sheriff says robbery is the likely motive.

- The sheriff's office hasn't said what led to the killings butWood and Jacobs were reportedly at Billy's Clubhouse Monday night.

Thursday, the Monroe County Sheriff's office announced an autopsy had been completed in Tuesday's double homicide.

The autopsy found that 40-year old James Pittman Wood and his brother-in-law 36-year old Russell Jacobs died from gunshot wounds.

Wood's elderly father found the two men Tuesday afternoon at the home they sharedoff of Pea Ridge Road near Juliette.

Some in the community say they were surprised by the case, since most neighborhoods are rural and quiet.

"Very uncommon, I've never heard anything like that before," says Twila Faye from Smarr.

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The motive for the homicides could be robbery, the sheriff's office says, but no suspects have been named.

A bartender at Billy's Clubhouse in Macon said Wood and Jacobs were there Monday night, though the sheriff's office hasn't commented onwhat led up to the killings.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Monroe County Sheriff's office at (478) 994-7043.

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