FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 37 Friday,
February 18, 2011, 4:08 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Homicide Investigation Update
The Birmingham Police Department reports today that the suspect of a homicide investigation
has been identified and arrested. The homicide occurred on Friday, April 10, 2009 at approximately 3:15p.m.
in the 300 block of 4th Terrace West. The suspect was taken into custody on Friday, February 18, 2011 by the
Birmingham Police Department CRT and U.S. Marshal’s. The suspect was found in possession of two handguns and
a half pound of marijuana.
The victim has been identified as: Leroy Yarbrough, B/M, 20, of Birmingham, Alabama.
The suspect has been identified as: Korde Turner, B/M, 20. A Murder warrant with a $75,000.00
bond has been obtained against the suspect. The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper states, “Our homicide investigators displayed overwhelming
perseverance during this investigation as they continued to search and find justice for the victim and his
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at 1710 1st Avenue North.
Refer to media release #96 of 2009 for additional information on this case.