She Stabbed Her Neighbor 14 Times During An Altercation. Then She Set Her Body Ablaze In A Burn Pile.

Source: Alabama County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Amber Kuta.

Nov. 18 2022, Published 2:26 p.m. ET

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An Alabama woman stabbed her neighbor 14 times during an altercation between the two. Then she rolled her body in a carpet, disposed and burned it in a burn pile in the victim's backyard.

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Now, Amber Kuta will be spending the rest of her life in prison in connection to the death of Tracy Griffin in Mobile, Alabama on June 20, 2019.

The Mobile District Attorney's Office announced Nov. 3 that Kuta had been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder, and she got the same punishment for abuse of a corpse.

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Timothy Buford, who helped Kuta get rid of Griffin's body, was also charged in connection with the incident. Authorities stated that Griffin's body was found "severely burned on top of a burn pile," NBC 15 reported.


On Nov. 3, Kuta admitted to Mobile Police that she stabbed her former friend 14 times before disposing of her body. Police discovered Griffin's body at approximately 11 a.m. on June 21, 2019, while doing a welfare check, according to

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Both the suspects and the victim were living on Bonneville Drive, according to

According to Mobile County Sheriff's Office online records, Kuta and Buford are currently booked in the Mobile Metro Jail.


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