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Media Release 205

September 16, 2020

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the murder of 71 year old Javanna Cotton Owens. Owens was murdered on Sunday September 13, 2020. The suspect has been identified as: Kartavius Vines, (37), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama Investigators presented the information gathered on the case to […]

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Media Release 204

September 15, 2020

Missing Person Update The Birmingham Police Department reports previously missing person Melodie Johnson has been located. Melodie Johnson was found unharmed. The investigation indicated Melodie Johnson traveled to another state on her own cognizance. Missing Person Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department request assistance […]

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Media Release 203

September 15, 2020

Reclassification-Justifiable Ruling The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Stephone Lamar Jemison. The incident occurred on Friday, June 26, 2020. Investigators presented the information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment of the information, the Jefferson […]

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Media Release 202

September 14, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday, September 13, 2020. The deceased victim has been identified as Javanna Cotton Owens, (71), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 9:05 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to 546 Brussels Circle on report of a person shot. […]

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Media Release 201

September 14, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The deceased has been identified as Reginald Horn, (22), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. The Birmingham Police Department received a notification from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to be on the look out for a […]

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