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Media Release 134- Homicide Investigation- Barbee Street

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, June 8, 2024.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is in the process of identifying the victim.

Just before 2:00 a.m., Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel were dispatched to a vehicle fire in the 300 Block of Barbee Street. BFR personnel arrived on the scene and then extinguished the fire. They discovered burned remains inside the vehicle.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office took custody of the victim’s remains.

The Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy on the victim. The autopsy revealed the victim died as a result of a homicide.

There is no one in custody.

Anyone with information on the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 60 murder investigation of 2024 with 5 justifiable death rulings.

The Birmingham Police Department adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines 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 in 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**