From The Tribune staff reports
UPDATE: According to the Birmingham Police Department, detectives are investigating the death of Bennie Harris III as a homicide after the 47-year-old was found dead inside his burning Birmingham home on Thursday.
BIRMINGHAM — A Birmingham man was found dead after a fire at his home.
Bennie Harris III, 47, was found by fire personnel at the house in the 3700 block of Todd Avenue Southwest.
Birmingham Fire & Rescue was called to the home late on Thursday, July 8, 2021. Harris was pronounced dead at 11:53 p.m.
Jefferson County Coroner Bill Yates said foul play is suspected. The incident is being investigated by the Birmingham Police Department.