Darius Miles was an American basketball college player. He was a junior at the University of Alabama and played the forward position for the Alabama Crimson Tide football. He was kicked out of the University after the incident occurred Sunday night near the university campus; additionally, his bio has been removed from the college website.
Darius Miles Charged With Murder
University of Alabama basketball player Darius Miles, 21 years old, has been arrested on Monday and charged with murder after a shooting incident that took place near the University campus on Sunday, which left a woman, 23 years old, dead; the Tuscaloosa law enforcement announced.
Immediately after the arrest, the University of Alabama athletics department stated that after they were made aware of the charges against Darius Miles, a student-athlete, he was no longer a player on the Alabama men’s basketball team.
Michael Lynn Davis, 20 years old, has also been charged in the shooting incident, the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes department said in a release. Both suspect’s students are charged with capital murder and are being held without bond.
Investigators said Darius is the only person connected to the University of Alabama. However, it is still uncertain whether the suspects have attorneys.
According to a statement, the shooting on Sunday took place around 1:45 a.m. local time and found that Jamea Jonae Harris (the victim) had been shot. She was killed while sitting in a car not more than half a mile from the University’s campus.
The driver said that someone had shot into his car and said he returned fire in self-defense; investigators said he possibly struck 1 of the suspects. Further, after analyzing the scenes, speaking with several witnesses, and viewing video surveillance, 2 suspects were developed.
It was concluded that there was only a minor argument between these groups, where the victim and students were out on the Strip. This is a hub of restaurants and businesses near the university campus.
The University has said that it will fully cooperates with the investigation.
Darius was a university junior on the men’s basketball team roster.
Darius Miles Early Life:
Darius was born on 6th October 2001 in Washington, DC, USA.
Darius Miles Family Background:
Darius was born to David Miles and Tracy Palmer. He has two brothers named David and Chaz. Further details about his family background are unavailable in the media.
Darius Miles Education:
Darius completed high school at Theodore Roosevelt High School. He attended IMG Academy; he has played basketball and football here. Darius was a 3-star prospect coming out of high school.
Darius Miles Physical Stats:
Darius stands at 6 ft 8 in tall and weighs around 84 kg. He has black curly hair and dark brown colored eyes with a wheatish skin complexion.
Darius Miles Birth Signs:
According to Darius’ birthdate, he comes under the Libra zodiac sign. Currently, he is 21 years old. His birth element is Air, and the ruling planet is Venus.
Darius Miles Net Worth:
Darius is in his 20s and has just started his college career. Based on these facts, his estimated networth should be around $20K to $40K.
Darius Miles Relationship Status:
Darius is currently single and has kept his personal life away from the media.
Darius Miles Career:
Darius started his sports passion in his hometown. He was in his 3rd year at the University of Alabama and his 3rd season on the Alabama basketball team. Before, he attended IMG Academy, where he completed his senior season at IMG Academy and competed with the Ascenders postgrad squad. The 6-foot-7, 185-pound forward averaged 12.1 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game. Further, 247Sports rated Darius as a 3-star and the 152nd-best overall prospect, while Rivals has him as a 4-star and 113th in the country.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football assistant Bryan Hodgson was Darius’ primary recruiter; he played in a forward position. Other schools on his offer sheet included Rhode Island, Georgetown, Xavier, Rutgers, and Seton Hall. Additionally, he attracted interest from 2 other SEC schools, Texas A&M and LSU.
Darius was a reserve on the 4-ranked Crimson Tide team. He had participated in 6 games this season. The last time he played was on 20th December 2022, when he scored 2 points against Jackson State with an 84-64 win.
On 14th January 2023, before Saturday’s game, he was out for the season due to an ankle injury. Further, after the incident on Sunday, his bio was removed from the University and the athletic department website, and it was announced that he was no longer on the team.
Darius Miles Social Appearance:
Darius has an account on Instagram with around 150 followers. His account is private, so that he can see the posts.