FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 86
Thursday, May 5, 2011, 3:25 A.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are investigating a homicide. The
incident took place on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at approximately 11:35 p.m.
at 2125 47th Street Ensley.
The victim has been identified as: Gerronda Hill, B/F,
30, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of
a domestic assault. Officers arrived to find the victim inside her vehicle unresponsive and suffering from stab
wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and transported the victim to U.A.B. Hospital where staff later
pronounced her deceased.
Officers received information that the victim arrived home with her two children to find the
suspect inside her residence. Officers also learned the suspect began assaulting the victim as she entered her
home. The victim was able to make her way from the residence into her vehicle to escape the assault. Officers
located the suspect a short time later and took him into custody without incident. The suspect’s identity will
be released pending completion of warrant procedures.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact
the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stopper @ 254-7777.