FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 221 Thursday,
December 1, 2011,
10:30 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Homicide Investigation Update
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at approximately 11:50 a.m.
East Precinct officers responded to 1365 Paragon Parkway to investigate a report of a deceased child. Officers arrived to find
Birmingham Fire and Rescue transporting the victim to St. Vincent’s East where he was pronounced deceased. Results of the investigation found
that the suspect, who is the mother of the victim, was under the influence of narcotics at the time of the victim’s death in the bathtub.
The victim has been identified as: Noah Reeves, W/M 1, of Birmingham, Alabama.
The suspect has been identified as: Joanna McCay, W/F, 30, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Reckless Manslaughter warrant with a
$30,000.00 bond has been obtained against the suspect.
The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.