BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department are investigating a homicide after an abandoned vehicle was found Tuesday morning, Officer Truman Fitzgerald says.
According to BPD, officers arrived to the 8400 block of 5th Avenue North at around 8:15 a.m. on reports of an abandoned vehicle that had been there for at least a day. Upon arrival, officers opened the car door and discovered Ariel Jones, 31, Of Birmingham, unresponsive in the vehicle. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and pronounced her dead.
Preliminary details suggests that foul play is involved and this case is being classified as a homicide. If you have any information, contact BPD at 205-254-1764.