From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office seeks the public’s assistance in identifying the deceased individual.
According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, a citizen notified authorities after finding human remains and other debris on fire outside a vacant residence in the 4500 block of 5th Avenue Wylam in Birmingham. The death is being investigated as a homicide.
The coroner’s office was unable to identify the remains. However, the office did release some information that could help identify the person.
The remains belong to a black man, an adult male (not elderly). He stood approximately 5 feet, 6 inches tall. He had Script tattoos on the upper portion of the left arm and left forearm.
Other notable features include:
- One small metal chain necklace;
- One large metal-braided necklace with a metal pendant representing a $100 bill;
- One large metal-braided necklace with two rings attached with multiple small clear stones affixed;
- One medium metal chain necklace with six small round pendants attached, each with one small red stone affixed;
- One crucifix pendant with multiple small stones affixed;
- One pendant with purple stone affixed;
- One square earring with small clear stones affixed; and
- One metal link bracelet with a stone affixed to every fourth link.
The coroner’s office asks anyone who believes that the remains could be those of a missing family member or friend should contact the coroner’s office at (205) 930-3603.