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Media Release 205- Unclassified Death Investigation- Avenue S

Unclassified Death Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an unclassified death investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 9, 2022.

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

At approximately 10:45 PM, West Precinct officers, along with Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel (BFR) were dispatched to the 3200 Block of Avenue S on report of a car fire in an apartment complex parking lot.

Officers and BFR arrived on the scene. BFR personnel extinguished the car fire and discovered what was believed to be a human body inside of the vehicle.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and took custody of the victim.

The Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy on the victim.

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.

**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**

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Media Release 205- Unclassified Death Investigation- Avenue S