From the Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM – Detectives are conducting an unclassified death investigation into an incident that left a two-year-old boy dead, according to the Birmingham Police Department.
Police are reporting that the incident occurred on Wednesday at approximately 10 a.m. Officers from the North Precinct were called to 3006 31st Street North. When officers arrived, the victim was located in the living room area unresponsive. Members of Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene to provide aid but were unsuccessful. The victim was transported from the scene by the Jefferson County Coroner’s office.
Authorities have identified the victim as Ke’Anthony Jelks Jr., a 2-year-old black male, of BIrmingham.
Investigators are still attempting to determine what occurred in this case. The investigation is still ongoing. No suspects are in custody.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.