BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A jury has found Carlos Londarrius Stephens guilty of capital murder in the death of Destiny Washington.
Stephens, 24, was a former football player for UAB during the 2017 season. According to a 2021 indictment, Stephens fatally shot the 20-year-old Washington while she was allegedly selling a pair of headphones at UAB’s Hill University Center in December of 2020.
Washington was a nursing student at UAB at the time of her murder. Stephens later turned himself into police custody sometime following the shooting. He was indicted by a grand jury on capital murder charges in May 2021.
Sentencing for Stephens has been set for May 18.