Grand jury indicts Alabama minster in wife’s death

Posted at: 08/16/2013 2:05 PM
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(AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama grand jury has indicted a minister in the death of his wife and the wounding of his teenage daughter in a shooting in their home.

Court records show Terry Greer was indicted on murder in 52-year-old Lisa Greer’s death and attempted murder in his daughter Suzanna’s shooting.

The indictments are dated June 21, but they were not made public until this week. The shootings occurred Jan. 10 at the family’s church-owned home in Gardendale. Greer has pleaded not guilty.

The 54-year-old Greer had served as pastor of Gardendale-Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church in Jefferson County. He transferred there last year after spending eight years in Decatur.

Authorities say Greer tried to stab himself to death after the slaying. Investigators say Suzanna got the gun away from her father and ran to a neighbor’s house for help.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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