From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department announced an arrest after a person was decapitated and set on fire.
The incident, according to an announcement from BPD, occurred on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Police say the 911 communication division received a call of smoke emitting from an abandoned building at approximately 3:20 p.m.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded and extinguished a small fire inside the building, which is located at 816 2nd Avenue North in Birmingham. After the fire was extinguished, Birmingham Fire and Rescue discovered the victim’s body.
The victim has been identified as Maxim Voronetsky, 34, a transient.
The suspect has been identified as Jason Adams, 41, a transient. Adams is charged with murder and is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
Detectives believe an altercation occurred prior to the victim being fatally wounded, decapitated, and set on fire. The Birmingham Police Department does have a person of interest in custody.
Anyone with information pertaining to the case is asked to contact Birmingham police at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254- 7777.