Arrest in cold case of Birmingham man’s murder

The suspect was already in jail charged with murder in another case

Arrest in cold case of Birmingham man’s murder
Justin Kyle Lett was last seen Sunday, May 13, 2018 (Source: Lett Family)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police have made an arrest in the 2018 murder of Justin Lett.

The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old Cameron Cook of Birmingham.

Officers released new surveillance video in the cold case in August. 28-year-old Justin Kyle Lett was shot multiple times and killed in 2018.

Lett’s body was discovered in an alley off 11th Court North on Monday, May 14, 2018.

Lett was last seen with friends at Marty’s PM on Southside at 2 a.m. on Sunday, May 13.

Officers said Lett was last seen getting into a car on 10th Court South.

After an extensive investigation, Detectives from the Birmingham Police Department’s Homicide Cold Case Unit presented information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. Detectives obtained a warrant for Murder ($100,000 bond).

Cameron Cook was already in custody at the Jefferson County Jail on another Capitol Murder case with no bond, which also occurred in Birmingham in 2018.

Cameron Cook
Cameron Cook (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

Cook is accused of killing 55-year-old Denise Fassel of Birmingham.

Cook will remain in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

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