Body found in Forestdale pool is identified, Jefferson County Sheriff’s office investigates

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FORESTDALE, Ala. (WIAT) — The victim found unresponsive in a swimming pool has been identified as 66-year-old Jimmy Earl Jackson of Birmingham, Alabama. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case.

On September 14 at a home on the 800 block of Suburban Trail in Forestdale, the victim was found at the bottom of a pool after a pool party. The party ended at 11 p.m. and residents were cleaning up. It is reported that the pool water was cloudy and the residents did not recognize Jackson’s remains until they took a pole and searched the bottom of the pool. They dragged Jackson’s remains to the side of the pool.

Jackson was found at 2:07 a.m. and was pronounced dead at 2:39 a.m.

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