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Media Release 27

Homicide Investigation Update
(See previous release below)

The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in the murder of Carl Misenrendino III. The homicide occurred on Friday, January 1, 2021.

The suspect has been identified as: Issiah Williams White, (22), b/m, unknown residency

Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment of the information, detectives obtain a Capital Murder Warrant for the arrest of Issiah Williams White on January 6, 2021. The suspect remained
at large in Palm Coast, Florida. On January 28, 2021, Issiah Williams White was arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. White will remain in custody on additional related Florida warrants until he is extradited to Alabama, where he will remain in the Jefferson County
Jail with no bond.

Homicide Investigation
(Original media release)

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, January 1, 2021.

The victim has been identified as Carl Misenrendino III, (35), W/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 9:05 pm, East Precinct officers were dispatched to 4040 40th Avenue North on report of a person down. Officers arrived on the scene where they located a victim lying unresponsive near a residence. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

Evidence suggests that this is a homicide investigation. Details are limited at this time.

If there is anyone who has additional 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 1st homicide of 2021. 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**


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Media Release 27-Homicide Investigation Update-Carl Miserendino III