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Media Release 107

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The victim was discovered on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

The victim has been identified as Christy Bridgemon (38), W/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 10:20 a.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to 2209 Center Street North. Upon arrival the victim was found on the floor unresponsive. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and the victim was pronounced deceased. BPD was later notified by medical examiner the manner of death was deemed as homicide.

The preliminary investigation suggest the victim was discovered after she was not seen nor heard from in days. Information is limited in this investigation. There are no suspect(s) in custody. Detectives have not established a clear motive in this investigation. This is an ongoing investigation. Additional details will be released as they come available.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

This is Birmingham’s 40th homicide investigation of 2020 and 5 justifiable death investigations. The Birmingham Police Department adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines set for all law enforcement agencies across the United States. FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines do not require law enforcement agencies to include justifiable death investigations into the total homicide investigations counts.

*The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed