Homicide – Domestic Violence Investigation

Publish Date: April 8, 2024
Written by: Henry Irby
Categories: News


On April 7, 2024, at approximately 4:04 AM, deputies responded to the 5600 block of Timber Leaf Road, Bessemer, AL. to investigate a report of an unresponsive person.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered a female victim lying unresponsive in a room.  McAdory Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The victim has been identified as:

Lanetta Palacios, 32, of Bessemer, AL.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Lanetta Palacios was a victim of domestic violence.  The victim and the suspect were husband and wife.

The suspect has been identified as:

Peter Palacios, 36, of Bessemer, AL.  The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail and is being held without bond.





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