ROSWELL, Ga. -- A grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old man on murder charges in the deaths of two teens found dead behind a Roswell, Ga., Publix.

Jeffery Hazelwood faces numerous charges, including murder, in the deaths of Natalie Henderson and Carter Davis.

The 17-year-olds were found dead behind a Roswell Publix on Aug. 1. Each had been shot once in the head, prosecutors said.

Hazelwood was arrested several days later. According to arrest warrants, police believe Hazelwood followed the teens behind the Publix before shooting them.

Photos | Teens found dead behind Publix

On Friday, Roswell police said that a grand jury returned indictments on all charges against Hazelwood, including two counts of murder, two counts each of aggravated assault, sexual battery, identity fraud and theft.

The district attorney has not made a decision whether or not the death penalty will be pursued against Hazelwood.


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Defense attorney Lawrence Zimmerman said that he wasn't surprised by the grand jury's decision. He has said that Hazelwood had a long history of mental illness, and has been diagnosed with schizophrenia.

According to Zimmerman, Hazelwood's defense will now be taken over by the Georgia Capital Defenders project, which assists in possible death penalty cases.

Hazelwood's arraignment date has not been set.

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