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Crime Stoppers July 28: Who's responsible for Anton Pearsall's 1998 murder?

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Crime Stoppers needs your help solving a cold case. Fourteen years ago, 61-year-old Anton Pearsall was murdered. His killer could still be out there, and we need to know who's responsible.

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper has this week's homicide report. 

"I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper. 

It's been more than a decade, and we still don't know who's responsible for a 1998 murder.

Anton Pearsall was killed, and we're calling on you for help.

March 10th, 1998, police were called to a traffic accident on the 200 block of 15th Street West.
When they got there, it was a homicide. Pearsall was sitting in the driver's seat of a blue 1984 Buick Park Avenue.

He was dead. Pearsall was shot in the right side of his head. 

That's what we know, and we need to know what you know. If you know who did this, contact Crime Stoppers. I assure you: you will remain anonymous.

Crime Stoppers cannot call you to court to testify. That means no one will know it was you who called.

We need to get to the bottom of what happened to Anton Pearsall. We owe it to his family and to the community. 

With Crime Stoppers, I'm Police Chief A.C. Roper."

In addition to telephone tips, encrypted tips can be submitted online by going to and clicking on the "submit an online tip" link.  Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word CRIMES.

If you provide information to Crime Stoppers, detectives will never ask for your name, and they will never see your phone number.  Instead, you will be assigned a private code number.  If your tip is the first to lead to an arrest, you then use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call its tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40.  Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.