Hopkins County Sheriff's Office discovers bodies of two brothers
The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a residence for a welfare check when they discovered the bodies of two brothers.
Jerry Shortnacy, 50 and brother Jonathan Shortnacy, 44, were both found shot in a mobile trailer where they both lived.
According to Sheriff Lewis Tatum, one brother had been shot and the other apparently died from a self-inflicted shotgun wound.
The Sheriff’s Office said there has been a history of violence between the two and that the last time the brothers had been seen was on Sunday.
Both bodies have been sent to a medical examiner for autopsy.