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An Alabama Woman Stabbed Her Friend 14 Times During a Fight. Then, She Set the Victim's Body Ablaze in a Burn Pile.

Source: Alabama County Sheriff's Office; MEGA

Amber Kuta.

Dec. 7 2023, Published 2:07 p.m. ET

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

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Amber Kuta is now spending the rest of her life in prison in connection with the death of Tracy Griffin in Mobile, Alabama on June 20, 2019.

The Mobile District Attorney's Office announced that Kuta was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the brutal murder. The defendant received the same punishment for the abuse of a corpse charge.

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A second suspect was accused of helping Kuta get rid of Griffin's body, was also charged in connection with the incident, according to officials.

Authorities stated that Griffin's body was found "severely burned on top of a burn pile," NBC 15 reported.

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

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


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