In 2015, Steven King entered a residence in Theodore, AL and demanded money. King then proceeded to kidnap the victim and her three young children at gunpoint. Shortly after the kidnapping, all three children were released in Prichard. Officers tracked the victim’s cell phone and located the victim and the defendant in an abandoned house. The defendant was armed with a fully loaded handgun. After a brief struggle with officers, King was taken into custody. The victim reported that during the abduction she was raped.
Stephen King was found guilty of 2 counts of Robbery 1st, Rape 1st, Kidnapping 1st, and 2 counts of Kidnapping 2nd. Today, the defendant was sentenced to LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE for the 4 Class A felonies and LIFE for the 3 Class B felonies.