Birmingham Police investigate their 17th homicide of the year

Birmingham police are investigating the city's latest homicide after discovering a body Friday night. Officers forced their way into a residence on 21st avenue south after friends voiced concern over not hearing from the victim. Police found the victim who was unresponsive and was pronounced dead on the scene. This is Birmingham's 17th homicide of the year. Anyone having information on this case is asked to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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