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Media Release 73- Homicide Investigation-18th Place SW

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, April 12, 2024, in the 2300 Block of 18th Place SW.

The victim has been identified as:

Nakita Chantryce Davidson, (40), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 3:18 p.m. the U.S. Marshals Task Force and Birmingham Police Department’s Crime Reduction Team located a burgundy vehicle in a wooded dead-end area. When officers arrived on the scene, they observed the victim, Nakita Davidson, deceased inside the vehicle.

Nakita Davidson is the victim of a kidnapping investigation that began on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 6th Avenue SW and MLK.

At approximately 2:11 a.m., South Precinct officers responded to a call of a two-vehicle accident.

When officers arrived on the scene, they observed one vehicle at the location. Officers also observed evidence of a violation crime.

We believe that the suspect, Cedric Dewayne Robertson, shot the victim placed her inside her vehicle, and left the scene.

A warrant for kidnapping 1st Degree with No Bond has been issued for the suspect’s arrest in connection to the disappearance of Nikita Davidson.

We believe the suspect to be armed and dangerous.

If anyone sees or has any information on his whereabouts, please call 911 Emergency Services.

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 34th murder investigation of 2024 with 4 justifiable death investigations.

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 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**


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