Brief Timeline in the Culverhouse Murders of Ariton, Alabama near Ozark
Tullie Robert Culverhouse is 47 years old. His body is found in the hallway with (gs) wounds to the thigh, lower back, and the side of the temple.
Nina Jo Culverhouse is 45 years old. Her body is found in her master bedroom. There is a (gs) blast to the door of her bedroom, as well as to the arm, leg, and neck.
Obie Lee Culverhouse is19 years old. He is found in his bed with a shot in the back of his neck.
Photos and videos are taken of the scene. In the basement the police find evidence of a total of 10 shots. The suspect had picked up as many shells as he could. There is no arrest made in the case due to lack of evidence. The case goes cold for the next 4 years.
Saturday, September 14, 1988
The Culverhouse family is laid to rest. The services takes place at the Center Ridge Baptist Church.
The Culverhouse name is well known in Ariton, Alabama. They are farmers. Some of the family members still own and run trucking businesses to this day.
There are photos of their resting place at Findagrave
Jason Hunter Culverhouse has a son. He also married several years back. Those who see him regularly say that he has changed his life while serving time. He is housed at St. Clair County Correctional Facility in Springville, Alabama.
Someone in the family sold the rights to the story to movie producers.