FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 50 Friday,
March 11, 2011, 3:00 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a death investigation reported on Monday,
February 21, 2011 will not be ruled a homicide. The incident occurred on
Thursday, January 13, 2011 at approximately 1:30 p.m. at
5008 1st Avenue North.
It was determined that due to the length of time between the victim’s initial assault
and death; the assault could not be ruled exclusively accountable for his death.
The victim has been identified as: Fred Battle, B/M, 35, of
Refer to media release #39 of 2011
for additional information on this case.