At approximately 6:40 AM this morning, Birmingham Fire and Rescue located a body on the side of the road in the 200 block of Quebec Drive in unincorporated Jefferson County. They contacted the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and deputies were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, they saw what appeared to be an adult male deceased on the side of the roadway. There were no obvious signs of trauma discovered.
The body was transported to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, where an autopsy will be performed to determine the identity of the victim, as well as a cause and manner of death. Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are conducting the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. If you have any information regarding this investigation, you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or you may call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2.