From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating the death of a man found dead inside a burning apartment home.
Derrick Staples, 39, of Birmingham, was found by fire personnel responding to the fire on Monday, April 26, 2021. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The fire happened at an apartment at 2904 John Bryan Road SW, at around 2 p.m. Birmingham Fire & Rescue are investigating the cause and origin of the fire.