From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — An unidentified victim was found inside a burning building on Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 2:43 a.m.
According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, the Birmingham Fire/Rescue Department responded to reports of a residential fire, where the victim was found inside the residence after extinguishing the fire.
The fire occurred in an abandoned house in the 1300 block of Eufaula Avenue in Birmingham. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Birmingham Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire, and the Birmingham Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.
The Birmingham Police Department stated that they “have not ruled out foul play in this investigation.”
The story will be updated when more information is available.