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November 2, 1986 | STEVE HENSON, Times Staff Writer
Loyola High led Crespi, 14-0, in the second quarter and Celt running back extraordinaire Russell White ran to the sideline after being stopped for a short gain. He looked at assistant coach Kermit Alexander, the former San Francisco 49ers' All-Pro who is White's cousin, and threw up his hands. "What are we going to do?" White said in an alarmed tone. Alexander smiled calmly and replied: "Don't panic. Stay cool, Russell."
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May 3, 1991 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentences of three convicted killers, including the triggerman in the mistaken-identity murders of the mother and three other relatives of former football star Kermit Alexander. In a 6-1 decision, the justices turned down an appeal by Tiequon Aundray Cox, 25, found guilty with two other men in the execution-style killings of Ebora Alexander, her daughter Dietra, and her grandsons Damani Garner and Damon Bonner in Los Angeles in August, 1984.
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NEWS
March 27, 1987 | BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writer
Despite sworn statements by three jurors who said their foreman railroaded them into convicting a suspect in four murders, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge Thursday denied a defense attorney's motion for a new trial. "I don't believe these affidavits," declared Judge Dion G. Morrow. "I don't believe them at all."
MAGAZINE
August 30, 1987
The article about the Alexander family murders was the first time the reactions of Kermit Alexander have been discussed. Also, it was very enlightening to be able to read all the facts of the case in one article. What still intrigues me is the role of the person who paid for these murders. Why is his name not mentioned, and why was he not tried as an accessory to these murders? Is there another case pending that prevents you from using his name? If so, when will it be over so his role can be revealed?
NEWS
September 19, 1985
A South-Central Los Angeles gang member was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the mistaken-identity shootings of four relatives of retired professional football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 19, was convicted by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury last June of four counts of first-degree murder in the 1984 slayings.
NEWS
February 18, 1986
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury today recommended the death sentence for a gang member described as the trigger man in the 1984 "wrong address" execution-style murders of the mother of former football star Kermit Alexander and three other relatives. Members of the Alexander family burst into screams and sobs as the verdict against Tiequon Audray Cox, 19, was read. Deputy Dist. Atty. Sterling Norris said the family was "very pleased" with the verdict. Judge Roger W.
NEWS
January 21, 1986
With former football star Kermit Alexander and other family members somberly looking on, a Los Angeles gang member was convicted today of four counts of first-degree murder in the execution-style shootings of Alexander's mother and three other relatives. Tiequon Aundray Cox, 19, described as the trigger man in the 1984 slayings, sat expressionless as the jury announced its verdict to Superior Court Judge Roger Boren. That same jury will return Jan.
NEWS
June 23, 1985
A jury has rejected the death penalty and decided that a sentence of life in prison without parole should be imposed on the first of three men to go to trial in the killings of four members of the family of former UCLA and Los Angeles Rams football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 22, a gang member convicted in the Aug. 31, 1984, slayings, will be sentenced formally on Aug. 16 by Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz.
MAGAZINE
August 30, 1987
The article about the Alexander family murders was the first time the reactions of Kermit Alexander have been discussed. Also, it was very enlightening to be able to read all the facts of the case in one article. What still intrigues me is the role of the person who paid for these murders. Why is his name not mentioned, and why was he not tried as an accessory to these murders? Is there another case pending that prevents you from using his name? If so, when will it be over so his role can be revealed?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
Calling Tiequon Aundray Cox "one of the most dangerous killers" he has ever encountered, a judge Wednesday sentenced him to death for the 1984 execution-style murder of the mother of former pro football player Kermit Alexander and three other relatives.
NEWS
March 27, 1987 | BOB BAKER, Times Staff Writer
Despite sworn statements by three jurors who said their foreman railroaded them into convicting a suspect in four murders, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge Thursday denied a defense attorney's motion for a new trial. "I don't believe these affidavits," declared Judge Dion G. Morrow. "I don't believe them at all."
SPORTS
November 2, 1986 | STEVE HENSON, Times Staff Writer
Loyola High led Crespi, 14-0, in the second quarter and Celt running back extraordinaire Russell White ran to the sideline after being stopped for a short gain. He looked at assistant coach Kermit Alexander, the former San Francisco 49ers' All-Pro who is White's cousin, and threw up his hands. "What are we going to do?" White said in an alarmed tone. Alexander smiled calmly and replied: "Don't panic. Stay cool, Russell."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
Calling Tiequon Aundray Cox "one of the most dangerous killers" he has ever encountered, a judge Wednesday sentenced him to death for the 1984 execution-style murder of the mother of former pro football player Kermit Alexander and three other relatives.
NEWS
February 18, 1986
A Los Angeles Superior Court jury today recommended the death sentence for a gang member described as the trigger man in the 1984 "wrong address" execution-style murders of the mother of former football star Kermit Alexander and three other relatives. Members of the Alexander family burst into screams and sobs as the verdict against Tiequon Audray Cox, 19, was read. Deputy Dist. Atty. Sterling Norris said the family was "very pleased" with the verdict. Judge Roger W.
NEWS
January 21, 1986
With former football star Kermit Alexander and other family members somberly looking on, a Los Angeles gang member was convicted today of four counts of first-degree murder in the execution-style shootings of Alexander's mother and three other relatives. Tiequon Aundray Cox, 19, described as the trigger man in the 1984 slayings, sat expressionless as the jury announced its verdict to Superior Court Judge Roger Boren. That same jury will return Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1985 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A South-Central Los Angeles gang member was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the mistaken-identity shootings of four relatives of retired professional football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 19, who stared impassively as he was sentenced by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz, was convicted by a jury last June of four counts of first-degree murder in the August, 1984, slayings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 20, 1985 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A South-Central Los Angeles gang member was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the mistaken-identity shootings of four relatives of retired professional football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 19, who stared impassively as he was sentenced by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz, was convicted by a jury last June of four counts of first-degree murder in the August, 1984, slayings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1985 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
One of three men accused in the murders of four relatives of football star Kermit Alexander testified Monday that he had no idea his companions were going to open fire when they went to the Alexander home last summer. In a move that mildly surprised the prosecution, Horace Edwin Burns, 19, took the stand as his own chief defense witness before a Los Angeles Superior Court jury and Judge Aurelio Munoz.
NEWS
September 19, 1985
A South-Central Los Angeles gang member was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the mistaken-identity shootings of four relatives of retired professional football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 19, was convicted by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury last June of four counts of first-degree murder in the 1984 slayings.
NEWS
June 23, 1985
A jury has rejected the death penalty and decided that a sentence of life in prison without parole should be imposed on the first of three men to go to trial in the killings of four members of the family of former UCLA and Los Angeles Rams football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 22, a gang member convicted in the Aug. 31, 1984, slayings, will be sentenced formally on Aug. 16 by Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz.
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