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October 6 death of 83 year old woman ruled homicide

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Detectives with the Birmingham Police Department are treating the death of 83 year old Annie Sharpe, of Wylam, as a homicide. 

On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Coroner's Office reported that the victim's death has been classified as a homicide.  The victim suffered from blunt force trauma. 

Originally, officers from the West Precinct responded to a residence in the 4500 block of 12th Avenue to conduct a welfare check on the victim.  Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived on the scene and made a forced entry into the residence.  Upon entry, Fire and Rescue discovered the victim lying on the floor and unresponsive.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. @ 254-1764.

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