FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 13 Wednesday,
January 18, 2012,
2:53 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 charged in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, January 16, 2012
at approximately 4:10p.m. at 2304 16th Street North. The suspect surrendered to detectives at approximately 3:00 a.m. on
Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
The victim has been identified as: Thomas Jenkins, B/M, 39, of Birmingham, Alabama. The victim is also known as Thomas Anderson.
The suspect has been identified as: James Powell, B/M, 45, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Murder warrant with a $75,000.00 bond has been obtained against the suspect. The
suspect also had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The suspect is in the custody of the Birmingham City Jail.
Refer to media release #12 of 2012 for additional information on this case.