List of homicides in 1993

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This is a List of homicides in 1993, including any homicides reported in the area during 1993.

Note that a "homicide" refers to the cause of death as determined by a medical examiner, not to the crime of murder as charged by prosecutors and determined by plea or trial.


This list is incomplete and may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. You can help Bhamwiki by expanding it.

Coosa County

  • March 8: George Kevin Pody was reported missing. His remains were found in Marble Valley in 2010 and Michael Wade Nicholson was arrested and charged with murder. (report)

Jefferson County

Birmingham

  • 130+ homicides (list)

Gardendale

  • December 24: Cheryl Harris Borden and her father were shot to death at his home, in front of her three children. Her husband, Jeffrey Lynn Borden, was convicted of capital murder in 1995 and sentenced to death. His appeal of the sentence to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals was rejected in July 2011. (report)
  • December 24: Roland Dean Harris and his daughter were shot to death at his home, in front of her three children. His son-in-law, Jeffrey Lynn Borden, was convicted of capital murder in 1995 and sentenced to death. His appeal of the sentence to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals was rejected in July 2011. (report)

Homewood

  • May 31: Vida Nystrom Durham, 28, manager of the Chili's restaurant on State Farm Parkway in Wildwood, was found stabbed to death at the restaurant after police responded to a distress alarm signal at 3:21 AM. James Hayvord Wilson, a former employee who had been fired by another manager a month prior, was observed fleeing the scene in Mrs. Durham's vehicle. After a brief pursuit Wilson was taken into custody along with cash from the restaurant and the apparent murder weapon. Wilson and another suspect, Roderick Clancy, were both charged with capital murder. A Jefferson County jury acquitted Roderick Clancy of capital murder in February 1995. In March 1995 James Wilson accepted a life without parole sentence in exchange for his guilty plea. He is serving his sentence at the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility.

Talladega County

  • July 31: Gregory "New York" Huguley, was abducted from an Anniston street and taken to a baseball park in Munford where he was taped to a bench, soaked with gasoline and burned to death over a $200 cocaine debt. Anthony Boyd, Shawn Ingram, Marcel Ackles and Quintay Cox were charged with capital murder. Boyd and Ingram were convicted in 1995 and sentenced to death. Ackles was convicted and sentenced to life without parole. Cox, who testified against the others, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole. Boyd and Ingram remain on death row.

Tuscaloosa County

  • 16 homicides

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