FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 5 Thursday,
January 13, 2011, 2:33
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department repots today that detectives are investigating a homicide.
The victim was discovered on Wednesday, January 12, 2010 at approximately
7:00 a.m. at Nelson Avenue and Hixon Street.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a person down.
Officers arrived and located the victim unresponsive and suffering from assault wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue
transported the victim to U.A.B. Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 9:30 p.m.
The investigation is ongoing and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
The victim has been identified as: Donald Durr, B/M 49, transient.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham
Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.