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Media Release 214

September 23, 2020

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department has identified the suspect in connection to the homicide of Garland Perry. The suspect has been identified as: Joshua Underwood, (88), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment of information, a Murder Warrant ($60,000 bond) […]

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Media Release 213

September 22, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, September 21, 2020. The victim has been identified as Garland Perry, (86), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 8:43 a.m., officer from West Precinct responded to 1633 Brookfield Lane on reports of a person assaulted. Officers arrived and was […]

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Media Release 212

September 22, 2020

Homicide Investigation Update The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in a homicide that occurred on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the 300 block of 72nd Street North. The victim has been identified as Melvin Nelson, (59), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this incident, please […]

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Media Release 211

September 21, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide Investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the Elyton Village Housing community. The victim has been identified as Fannie Carter, (66), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. officers from North Precinct responded to a call of a juvenile […]

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Media Release 210

September 21, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday September 20, 2020. The victim will be identified after next of kin notification. At approximately 2:05 a.m., the Birmingham Police Department’s 911 Communication Division received a Shot Spotter call of one round fired in the 300 block […]

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