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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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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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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May 24, 1985 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles gang member was convicted Thursday of four counts of first-degree murder in the mistaken-identity shootings of four relatives of retired professional football star Kermit Alexander. Horace Burns, 20, sat motionless as the jury--which must next decide whether Burns receives the death penalty or life in prison without possibility of parole--announced its verdict to Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Aurelio Munoz.
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
April 30, 1986
Saying Tiequon Aundray Cox "would kill again without provocation" if given the opportunity, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge today sentenced Cox to death for the 1984 execution-style murders of the mother of former pro football player Kermit Alexander and three other family members. Judge Roger W. Boren described Cox, 20, as one of the most dangerous killers he had ever encountered, and said the gang member committed the "coldblooded" murders "in all likelihood for some kind of financial gain."
NEWS
July 23, 1987
The third and final defendant to be found guilty in the 1984 execution-style slayings of four members of former pro football player Kermit Alexander's family was sentenced to death today by Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Florence-Marie Cooper. Darren Charles Williams, 27, a reputed gang member, headed the team of contract killers who participated in the murders of Ebora Alexander, 58; her daughter Dietra, 24, and her grandsons, Damani Garner, 13, and Damon Bonner, 8, authorities said.
NEWS
January 8, 1986
The murder trial of reputed gang member Tiequon Aundray Cox opened with prosecutors calling the 18-year-old defendant the triggerman in the mistaken identity murders of four family members of former football star Kermit Alexander. "He is the man that walked in and actually did the executions," Deputy Dist. Atty. Sterling Norris said in his opening statement. Norris said that after shooting Alexander's 58-year-old mother, Ebora, Cox reportedly said, "I blew the bitch's head off."
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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December 16, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
Despite having convicted Darren Charles Williams of four counts of first-degree murder in the 1984 execution-style murders of relatives of former pro football star Kermit Alexander, a jury deadlocked Monday on whether the crime made Williams eligible for the death penalty. Describing Williams, 26, as the instigator of the murders, Deputy Dist. Atty. Sterling E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 16, 1985 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
Despite a juror's request that he be relieved of his obligation and a threat that he might not show up in court today, a Los Angeles judge on Wednesday ordered the retired firefighter to continue deliberating in the murder trial of Horace Burns.
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December 12, 1986 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
Darren Charles Williams was found guilty Thursday of four counts of first-degree murder in the 1984 execution-style slayings of the mother, sister and two nephews of former pro football player Kermit Alexander. The 26-year-old Los Angeles man, a reputed gang member, was the third and final defendant to be found guilty of the mistaken-identity shootings of Ebora Alexander, 58; her daughter, Dietra, 24, and grandsons Damani Garner, 13, and Damon Bonner, 8.
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