ST. CLAIR COUNTY, AL (WBRC) –
A grand jury will hear the murder and theft case against a man accused of stabbing Odenville Middle School’s librarian and coach multiple times, in a dispute that arose out of a prostitution arrangement.
27-year-old D’Kota Chance Griffin is charged with intentional murder and second degree theft. He remains in the St. Clair County Jail in Ashville.
Griffin is accused of stabbing 46-year-old Michael Collins some 40 to 70 times on August 20.
In a preliminary hearing before Judge Alan Furr, St. Clair County sheriff’s Investigator Wayne Layton testified about a very bloody crime scene and two statements from Griffin in which he explained an arrangement between the two: they would meet every third weekend, at which point Griffin would be paid $250 to strip.
This went on from August 2016 to April 2017, before