Former Alabama cop sentenced to 25 years for murder of suicidal man who called for help

A former Alabama police officer convicted of murdering a man who called 911 threatening suicide in 2018 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. William Benjamin “Ben” Darby, 28, of Huntsville, was sentenced Friday for the murder of 49-year-old Jeffrey Louis Parker. A jury convicted Darby in May. Tim Gann, the chief deputy district attorney ofContinue reading “Former Alabama cop sentenced to 25 years for murder of suicidal man who called for help”

Jury convicts Alabama officer of murder in 2018 shooting

Jurors convicted an Alabama police officer of murder Friday in the shooting of a suicidal man who was holding a gun to his own head. The panel reached its verdict in the second day of deliberations in the trial of Huntsville Police Officer William “Ben” Darby, who was indicted in the killing of Jeffrey ParkerContinue reading “Jury convicts Alabama officer of murder in 2018 shooting”

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