TN Police Release Victims Names of Jacob Shaffer’s Multiple Murders: Traci Shaffer, Devin Brooks, Robert Berber, Billy Hall, Chris Hall
The Tennessee Police have released the names of 5 of the 6 people killed by 30 year old Jacob Shaffer. Among those murdered by Shaffer was his wife, and his wife’s son, father and brother. The sixth victim found at Hall Cultured Marble Granite in Huntsville, AL on Saturday morning has yet to be identified.
Jacob Shaffer was arrested yesterday after the bodies of 5 victims were located in the separate homes in Fayetteville, TN. He has been charged with 5 counts of murder in Tennessee and will face an additional count in Alabama.
The three found in one home were Shaffer’s wife, Traci Shaffer, 38; her son Devin Brooks, 16; and the youth’s friend and neighbor, 16-year-old Robert Berber, according to a statement Sunday from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
The two people found at the other home were Traci Shaffer’s father, Billy Hall, 57, and her brother Chris Hall, 34, authorities said.
No motive has been provided as to why Jacob Shaffer would have gone on this killing spree leaving six dead in his wake.
According to reports, Jacob and Traci Shaffer were no longer living togather; however, they had not filed for separation. The Shaffer’s had a four year old daughter; however, she was not harmed during the murder spree.
The Shaffers had a 4-year-old daughter, and Wilson said police told him the girl was home during the killings but wasn’t hurt. Wilson told the AP that he met Jacob Shaffer when they were installing drywall, but they had stopped being friends about a year and a half ago.