FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 21 Monday,
January 31, 2011, 2:08 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports today that detectives are investigating the death of
a 7 month old as a homicide. The investigation began on Wednesday, January
26, 2010 at approximately 3:00
p.m. when the victim was taken to Children’s Hospital.
Officers from the South Precinct responded to the incident location following notification of
the victim’s condition by hospital staff. Officers were informed that the victim was unresponsive but not
deceased at the time officers filed the report. Birmingham homicide investigators were notified of the
victim’s death at approximately 12:10, on January 31, 2011. The investigation is ongoing and additional
information will be released as it becomes available. There are no suspects at this time.
The victim has been identified as: Ashton KeAndre Jones, B/M, 7 months, of Birmingham,