Birmingham, AL 10/01/2016
Just before 4:30 this afternoon deputies responded to a report of the discovery of a shallow grave possibly containing human remains in western Jefferson County. The remains were discovered in a wooded area off of Oakdale Road near the town of West Jefferson.
The scene will be held until the medical examiners office can recover the remains and make a determination.
The investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided as they become available.