January 6th, 2015
Birmingham woman murdered over drug debt: Beverly Carole Doran, 48, was found dead in her home on the 1000 block of Birmingham Street. Tabitha McDaniel, Matthew Weston Carden and Alex Maurice Brown were arrested and charged with Murder. The motive was allegedly a drug debt. McDaniel, the alleged dealer, pleaded guilty to murder without a specified sentence. Brown pleaded guilty with an agreement to serve 20 years. Carden fled to Florida after cutting off his electronic monitor. He was recaptured and his trial before judge Tracie Todd is pending.