Candidate for Birmingham mayor found dead at home

HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - One of the candidates for Birmingham mayor was found dead in his home Thursday night.
   
Officers say 49-year old Ernie Dunn died at his home in Hoover. A neighbor saw Dunn's front door partially open and found him lying on the floor.

Hoover Police Captain Jim Coker says Dunn had medical problems which likely led to his death.