FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 233 Thursday,
December 22, 2011,
2:42 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 Thursday, December 15, 2011 at approximately 9:55 p.m. in the 6700 block of Kimberly Avenue.
The victim has been identified as: Michael Reed, B/M, 56, of Birmingham, Alabama.
The suspect has been identified as: Charles Braxton, B/M, 27, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Capital Murder warrant has been obtained
against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City jail.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.
Refer to media release
#229of 2011 for additional information on this case.