Double-homicide suspect back in Marion County Jail

HAMILTON -  Double-homicide suspect Jimmy Cooper is back in the Marion County Jail in Hamilton after returning from a nine-month stay at the Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility in Tuscaloosa.
Marion County Sheriff Kevin Williams confirmed with the Journal Record that Cooper was booked back into the jail on Thursday, Oct. 10.  
Cooper was transferred to the facility in Tuscaloosa on Feb. 21 for an evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial after being charged with the Feb. 10, 2016, murders of Linda Cole and Donny Miller in downtown Hamilton.
Cooper is accused of shooting and killing Miller at a downtown law office of Scott Hunt and then walking three blocks to Cole’s accounting business, shooting her three times in the back and killing her.

 


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