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Two arrested in Bonneville Drive murder, face abuse of corpse and murder charges


Amber Kuta
Amber Kuta
Timothy Buford
Timothy Buford

On Thursday, June 20, 2019 at approximately 11 a.m., Mobile Police responded to 700 block of  Bonneville Drive in reference to a report a missing female. While checking the location the victim was located on a burn pile in the back yard deceased. The victim’s body was severely burned. The victim, Tracy Giffin, 57, was transported to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences where an autopsy will be performed.

Through the course of this investigation, Amber Kuta, 37, and Timothy Buford, 35, were developed as suspects in this case. Buford was currently booked in Metro Jail and Kuta was located after efforts made by the police department.

Kuta and Buford are both being charged with murder and abuse of a corpse.

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Contact Phone #: 251-208-1918 Contact Email: charlette.solis@cityofmobile.org

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