ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds attended a mass funeral held for five members of a north Alabama family who were shot to death in their home. A teenage relative is charged with their slayings.
WHNT-TV reports the funeral service took place Saturday in Athens for a husband, wife and three young children who were killed in Elkmont on Sept. 2.
The couple's 14-year-old son is charged with murder in the shootings, and The Associated Press isn't using their names to protect his identity since he is a juvenile.
The Limestone County Sheriff's Office says the youth admitted to shooting his father, stepmother and three siblings.
The coroner, Mike West, says a preliminary autopsy report shows each person died of a single gunshot wound.
The teenage suspect remains in custody.
Information from: WHNT-TV, http://whnt.com/