MUNFORD, AL. (THECOUNT) — The Talladega County District Attorney has identified 16-year-old Landon Durham as the suspect charged in the triple-murder of his mother and his twin brothers.

Durham, who will be charged as an adult, is accused of fatally stabbing Holli Christina Durham and 13-year-old twins, Baron and Branson, in Talladega County. He is charged with capital murder.


The Alabama mother was found dead along with the twin teens inside a home in Munford on Tuesday.

Durham, aka, Holli Swafford Pierce, and the pair of 13 year olds, were found suffering from fatal stab wound Tuesday on Roy Lackey Ln.

There is no known motive in the grisly triple-murder.

There is no threat to the community at this time, say officials.

This is an ongoing homicide investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone who has any information is encouraged to contact the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division at 256-761-2141 or leave an anonymous tip at

The teens were reportedly enrolled as students at Munford Middle School.


Geo quick facts: Munford is a town in Talladega County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,292. It is the location of what has been called the last battle of the Civil War east of the Mississippi, the Battle of Munford on April 23, 1865, being one week after the Battle of Columbus in Georgia – Wikipedia.