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‘You can tell this is a very tightknit community’: BPD investigates homicide on 10th Street SW

Homicide victim identified, person of interest in custody
Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 11:28 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 11, 2022 at 8:35 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A homicide investigation is being conducted at the 900 block of 10th Street SW and McMillon Avenue. The victim, 48-year-old Daniel Cook, was found dead inside of a home.

According to Birmingham Police, the initial call came in around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Cook’s family contacted police after not hearing from him and finding him in his home, according to Birmingham PD.


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Officers said family members forced their way into the home and found Cook.

Officers say they saw several concerned neighbors come to the location.

“You can tell this is a very tightknit community,” said BPD Officer Truman Fitzgerald of the Public Information Division.

Police say a person of interest was taken into custody in the 1800 block of 3rd Street Southwest.

We will update this story as it develops.

If you have any information relevant to the investigation, contact Birmingham Police at (205) 254-1765, or call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777

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