Police search for man after woman’s body is discovered in B’ham apartment

Police search for man after woman’s body is discovered in B’ham apartment
Jeremy Lafayette Dumas (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are asking for help from the public to locate a person of interest after a woman was found dead in an apartment building on December 28.

Officers arrived at 1024 12th St. N on December 28, to find Lashawn Williams Parrish unresponsive in the front room of an apartment. Her body had been discovered by a family member. Parrish was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the motive was domestic in nature. They have identified Jeremy Lafayette Dumas as a person of interest and are attempting to locate him. Dumas is 5′11″, 195 pounds with brown eyes and black hair.

If you see Dumas, police say do not approach; he may be armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact 205-572-1162 or dial 911.

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