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Media Release 111

May 26, 2020

Homicide Reclassification Update Non-Criminal/ Accidental Shooting See Original Release Below The Birmingham Police Department reports after further investigation the death of Roderick Smith has been reclassified as a non-criminal homicide/ accidental shooting. Detectives gathered sufficient evidence along with forensic interviewing conducted by the Prescott House which contributed to the reclassification of this homicide. The investigation […]

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Media Release 110

May 26, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday May 25, 2020. The victim’s has been identified as Patrick Watson Jr, (39), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 3:00 a.m., Officers from the West Precinct responded to the 2300 block of Tempest Drive on a call […]

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Media Release 109

May 26, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday May 24, 2020. The victim’s has been identified as Tyler Rashard Busby, (27), B/M, of Birmingham, AL. At approximately 5:10 p.m., Officers from the West Precinct responded to 2808 Bessemer Road on a call of a person […]

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Media Release 108

May 26, 2020

Homicide Investigation Update See original release below The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives has made an arrest in connection to the homicide of Sanquez Anton Giddens. The suspect has been identified as Derick Lamont King, (40), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama The preliminary investigation suggest the motive in this homicide is narcotics related. Detectives presented the […]

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Media Release 107

May 26, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The victim was discovered on Sunday, May 17, 2020. The victim has been identified as Christy Bridgemon (38), W/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 10:20 a.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to 2209 Center Street North. Upon arrival the victim was […]

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