List of Birmingham homicides in 1991

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This is a List of Birmingham homicides in 1991. It includes homicide cases occuring within the city limits during the calendar year. Note that not all homicides are ultimately ruled to be murder in courts of law.

1991 saw 131 homicides reported in Birmingham. Based on the 1990 census count of 265,968 residents, the homicide rate for the city was 49.2 homicides per 100,000 population for the year.

Listing

  1. July 2: Antonio DeWayne Hendricks was shot to death outside an apartment on 2nd Court North following a robbery attempt that triggered a shootout resulting in three deaths. One of the conspirators, Carlos Omar Smith, pleaded guilty to Hendricks' murder and was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison. After his release, Smith was charged with the 2012 murder of Reginald Leon Harper. In that case he was found not guilt at trial. (report)
  2. July 2: James Garrett, was killed in the shootout. Smith was initially charged, but the charges were dropped in return for his plea to Hendricks' death.
  3. July 2: Alejandra Clinton, was killed in the shootout. Smith was initially charged, but the charges were dropped in return for his plea to Hendricks' death.
  4. December 24: A homeless male was beaten to death and another chased off a bridge where he was injured and left unconscious. Four members of a skinhead group were convicted of murder and sentenced to between 25 years and life in prison. [1]
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