Homicide under investigation in Birmingham

Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 9:15 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 31, 2023 at 4:35 PM CST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

IRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police responded to a call of a person down on Tuesday morning, Jan. 31, in the 4200 block of Fairmont Way.

When officers arrived at the residence, they found a man suffering from visible trauma. Police say he was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities have identified the victim as 57-year-old Robert Chandler of Birmingham.

Police say at this time, it is unknown if Chandler was stabbed or shot. Officers have viewed evidence that indicates it was a homicide.

The Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Currently, no one in custody.

If anyone has information pertaining to the case, please contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764, or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

how to embed a google map

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

Get news alerts in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store or subscribe to our email newsletter here.