Birmingham police investigating homicide in East Lake

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The body of a woman found in East Lake is raising a number of questions on Monday.

Just before 6 a.m., members of the Birmingham Police Department found the woman’s body near East Lake Park.

Members of the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services responded to the scene and pronounced the woman dead.

“We’re still trying to verify her identity, as well as wait for the coroner’s office to give us her true cause of death,” Birmingham Police Department Public Information Office Sgt. Johnny Williams said.

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating the case as a homicide.

The Birmingham Police Department encourages anyone with information pertaining to the case to call the BPD Homicide Unit at (205) 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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