The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide on Tuesday morning. It happened in the 5000 block of 2nd Avenue North and 50th Street North in Woodlawn.
Officers say they received a report of a body beside the road around 5:40 a.m. At the scene, they found an unresponsive white female victim on the sidewalk. Birmingham Fire and Rescue workers pronounced the victim deceased.
Police have identified the victim as Ashley Lane, a 37-year-old woman from Birmingham. So far, no arrests have been made in the case.
Birmingham police are asking any witnesses to come forward with information. Anyone with info is asked to call the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
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