2 additional suspects arrested in twins' murder case

2 additional suspects arrested in twins' murder case

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(L-R) Quentin Nixon and Dayjuan Tuggle. Source: Birmingham Police Department (L-R) Quentin Nixon and Dayjuan Tuggle. Source: Birmingham Police Department
Stanley Chatman. Source: Birmingham Police Department Stanley Chatman. Source: Birmingham Police Department
Crystal Nelson. Source: Birmingham Police Department Crystal Nelson. Source: Birmingham Police Department
Police say Jonathan and Jeremie Berry, 17, were killed at their home in Wylam on June 28. Police say Jonathan and Jeremie Berry, 17, were killed at their home in Wylam on June 28.
This is the house on Attalla street in Wylam where the Berry twins were killed. Source: WBRC video This is the house on Attalla street in Wylam where the Berry twins were killed. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham police have charged two more suspects in the murders of 17-year-old twins Jonathan and Jeremie Berry.

On Thursday, police announced the arrests of Dayjuan Tuggle, 23, and Quentin Nixon, 25, both of Birmingham, in connection to the murders.

Tuggle and Nixon are each charged with two counts of capital murder in the twins' deaths and one count each of attempted murder of the twins' mother.

Two other suspects were arrested last week in connection to the double slaying.

Stanley Chatman, 26, was charged with two counts of capital murder and one count of attempted murder.

Crystal Nelson, 21, was charged with two counts of felony murder.

Tuggle, Nixon and Chatman are being held on no bond for their capital murder warrants. Nelson's bond totals $1 million.

All of the suspects are in custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

The Berry twins were found shot to death at their home at 736 Attalla Street in Wylam around 11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28.

Police said a group of three men showed up, ransacked the house and fatally shot the boys. The suspects also shot the twins' mother when she arrived home, seriously injuring her.

Police have said the twins were not the intended targets and were innocent victims. They have not released a motive in the shooting.

The twins' uncle, Lester Milligan, said today he is thankful for the arrests but called them bittersweet.

"It's just like a relief but it's kind of bittersweet because these are young people that have messed up their lives and it won't bring the twins back. But its kind of bittersweet," Milligan said.

He also gave an update on the condition of the twins' mom, Latasha Berry, who was paralyzed from the waist down in the shooting. Milligan said the doctor's prognosis has improved and there is a chance she may be able to walk again.

The investigation into this case is ongoing, Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams said Thursday.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764 or leave a tip anonymously through the Crime Stoppers phone line, 205-254-7777.

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