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Media Release 162-Arson Unclassified Death Investigation- Eufaula Avenue

Arson / Unclassified Death Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an arson / unclassified death investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin.

At approximately 2:45 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1300 Block of Eufaula Avenue on report of a house fire. Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel also responded to the scene when they observed an abandoned house engulfed in flames.

BFR extinguished the flames; firefighters discovered a human body inside of the abandoned house.

Currently, we have not ruled out foul play in this investigation. The Jefferson Coroner’s Office will take care and custody of the victim. The Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the manner of death in this case.

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.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.

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Media Release 162-Arson Unclassified Death Investigation- Eufaula Avenue