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Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The victim was discovered on Tuesday January 21, 2020, at approximately 2:25 p.m.

The deceased has been identified as:

De’Runnya Wilson, B/M, 25 of Birmingham, Alabama.

 Officers from the West Precinct responded to a call of a person down at 2128 Northland Avenue Southwest. Upon arrival officers discovered a person inside the residence unresponsive. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene along with the Jefferson County Coroner and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

The victim was discovered inside his residence by a family member. Evidence discovered at the scene has prompted detectives to classify this case as a homicide. Additional details will be provided as it becomes 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 6th homicide investigation of 2020 and 1 justifiable death investigation.

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