From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham PD reported that detectives are conducting a homicide investigation.
According to police, this investigation is in regards to an event that took place on Sunday evening at approximately 5:42 p.m. Police responded to St. Vincent’s East hospital to investigate a report of an injured female who appeared to have suffered from an assault. Upon arrival, officers learned that the female had succumbed to her injuries and had been pronounced dead by hospital staff.
Police said that a male suspect, who had transported the victim to the hospital, was located and detained by authorities. Investigators received information that the victim and suspect were involved in a domestic physical altercation at another location before she was transported to the hospital.
According to authorities, the suspect was taken into custody at the hospital.
The names of the victim and the suspect have not been released.
Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.