Carlos Londarrius Stephens Wiki
Carlos Londarrius Stephens Biography
A former University of Alabama football player at Birmingham was arrested after a nursing student was shot and killed on campus last week, police say.
Birmingham police announced Monday, December 21, that Carlos Londarrius Stephens, 22, is charged with murder in the death of Destiny Washington, 20. Police say Stephens shot and killed Washington on December 17 after a botched AirPods sale. The shooting took place around 9:30 p.m. outside the student center at University Boulevard and 14th Street South, according to the Birmingham Police Department.
Stephens, a native of Alabaster, surrendered to custody on Saturday, Dec. 19, police continued.
Stephens Played Football at UAB for His Freshman Year & Is Still a Student, According to Local Media
According to AL.com, Stephens was an “outstanding soccer player.” He played at Thompson High School before moving on to play at UAB in his freshman year, the outlet reported.
“UAB officials confirmed Stephens was a student athlete in 2017 and said they continue to support Birmingham police in the ongoing investigation,” AL.com said.
AL.com added that Stephens is still a student in college but no longer plays soccer.
Family Members Told Local Media That Washington & Her Boyfriend Were Trying to Sell a Pair of AirPods to Stephens
According to the Washington family, the nursing student and her boyfriend went to sell Stephens a pair of AirPods, AL.com said.
Things changed when the boyfriend “realized the money was fake” and started to leave, “the outlet continued.
“The transaction went sour, and when Washington and his boyfriend got back to their car, the man allegedly opened fire and hit Washington,” KIRO7 added, citing Birmingham police officer Truman Fitzgerald.
The boyfriend drove Washington to Children’s of Alabama Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, AL.com continued.
“I feel like my life will change forever and I’m sure everyone around me feels the same,” Brandee Crenshaw, one of Washington’s older sisters, told AL.com. “I’ll never be the same. It’s not real.”