List of homicides in 1974
This is a List of homicides in 1974. 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.
- 76 homicides (list)
- 25 homicides
- December 14: Olmstead "Buddy" Copeland, a Tuscaloosa fireman, was shot to death while attempting to assist a motorist stuck in the median of I-59 near Tuscaloosa. William James Turk, who had been driving a car stolen from John Harbin
- Reeves, Wendy (January 1, 1996) "First murder of '95 unsolved" Tuscaloosa News