Triple Murder Suspect Will Be Back In Court

Matthew Perkins

A man accused of killing a Manchester mother and her two children in 2010 is set to appear in Coffee County Circuit Court May 23. The appearance of Matthew Perkins will be for the court to learn whether or not his attorneys have been able to get his mental evaluation completed. Perkins is accused of murdering Stephanie Hershman, 27 and her two sons, Jaylon Lee Hershman, 23 months and Jathan Hershman, 3, in September 2010 at her residence on Skinner Flat Road in Manchester.
Since his arrest, Perkins has been held in the Franklin County Jail for his safety under a $6 million bond.