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 A man accused of killing two 17-year-olds behind a supermarket in an Atlanta suburb has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Jeffrey Hazelwood was sentenced Wednesday after he pleaded guilty but mentally ill to murder charges.

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Carter Davis and Natalie Henderson were shot to death Aug. 1 in Roswell.

Roswell Police Department

A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing two 17-year-olds behind a supermarket in an Atlanta suburb is competent to stand trial if he remains on medication for mental illness.

 

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Jeffrey Hazelwood faces charges including murder in the Aug. 1 slayings of Carter Davis and Natalie Henderson behind a supermarket in Roswell.

 

Roswell Police Department

A clinical psychologist says a man accused of killing two 17-year-olds behind a supermarket in an Atlanta suburb is competent to stand trial if he remains on medication for mental illness.

Jeffrey Hazelwood faces charges including murder in the Aug. 1 slayings of Carter Davis and Natalie Henderson behind a supermarket in Roswell.

Roswell Police Department

A man accused of killing two teenagers near Atlanta is set to appear in court for a preliminary hearing.

Jeffrey Hazelwood is scheduled to appear Friday morning in Fulton County Magistrate Court.

The 20-year-old is charged with murder and theft in the killings of Carter Davis and Natalie Henderson in Roswell. The 17-year-olds were shot in the head. An autopsy report says their bodies were found behind a grocery store and had been placed in distinct poses.

Police have declined to discuss a possible motive for the slayings, or whether Hazelwood knew the teens.

Roswell Police Department

Police say the suspect accused of killing two teenagers near Atlanta stole the girl's wallet and the boy's car jumper cables after he killed both with gunshots to the head.

The details are contained in arrest warrants filed in the municipal court of Roswell.

The warrants say 20-year-old Jeffrey Hazelwood followed 17-year-olds Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis into an alley behind a Publix grocery store before shooting each teenager once in the head Aug. 1.

A spokesman for a Georgia prosecutor says the man accused of killing two teenagers in an Atlanta suburb is scheduled to have his first hearing before a judge.

Police say 20-year-old Jeffrey Hazelwood was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of murder in the killings of Carter Davis and Natalie Henderson. The 17-year-olds were each shot once in the head.

Fulton County Jail records show that Hazelwood is charged with two counts of murder.

Roswell Police Department

Loved ones on Thursday mourned two slain teenagers whose bodies were found behind a suburban Atlanta grocery store, as police prepared to move a 20-year-old suspect to an Atlanta jail.

Jeffrey A. Hazelwood was being held in Roswell's city jail early Thursday and was to be transferred to the larger Fulton County Jail at some point. Police weren't saying when he was to be moved due to "safety reasons," Roswell police Detective Zachary Frommer said.

A service has been scheduled for one of two teenagers found shot to death behind a grocery store in an Atlanta suburb.

H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Directors says a memorial service is planned at 10 a.m. Friday at Roswell Presbyterian Church for 17-year-old Natalie Henderson.

Roswell police arrested 20-year-old Jeffrey A. Hazelwood on Wednesday on two counts of murder in the deaths of Henderson and 17-year-old Carter Davis. Both were found Monday with single gunshot wounds to their heads.

Police have not released a motive in the deaths.

    

This story was updated at 10:41 a.m.  

Roswell police are searching a house on Gilhams Road in East Cobb County linked to Monday's double homicide in Roswell.

Authorities would not confirm the identity of the people who live in the house but say they were lead there as part of their investigation.

"Detectives are still going over the Medical Examiner's report and other information they gathered yesterday from speaking to people and are putting pieces together," said Detective Zachary Frommer with the Roswell Police Department.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking for answers linked to the deaths of two local teenagers.

The bodies of Carter Davis of Woodstock and Natalie Henderson of Roswell were found Monday morning behind the Publix in the King Plaza center. Both 17-year-olds suffered head trauma. Authorities are calling their deaths a double-homicide.

Detectives have been questioning employees in the area and investigating surveillance footage.

Counselors will be provided at the high schools the victims attended. Both Davis and Henderson were seniors.