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2 charged in shooting deaths of 7 in Alabama

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murders of seven people earlier this month in a rural, northern Alabama town.

According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, John Michael Legg, 19, of Danville, Alabama, and Frederic Allen Rogers, 23, of Hartselle, Alabama, were returned to the state from Oregon and booked into the Morgan County Jail. 

Both men arrived in Alabama late Sunday and are charged with murder in connection with the June 4 homicides in Valhermoso Springs.

The seven victims were found shot to death after firefighters extinguished a blaze at their location. 

Police said a 911 call came in about 11:30 p.m. June 4 about shots fired on Talucah Road. Crews found seven bodies inside the home after putting out a fire at the scene.

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