Skeletal Remains Found Behind Birmingham Business

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains behind a Birmingham business.

Business owner Russell Williams tells WBRC-TV that he found the skull and bones on Sunday, in woods behind his bike shop near Sixth Avenue and Sixth Street North.

Williams said the remains appeared to be intact.

Police on Sunday afternoon had roped off the area as they continued to investigate. Authorities have not said whether foul play is suspected.

Williams said he hopes investigators will be able to quickly identify the person and notify his or her family.

Allison Leslie is a University of South Florida graduate with a bachelors degree in Mass Communications. She joined Genesis in 2016. With a passion for sports, Allison has interned with 620 WDAE, Pewter Report, Trifecta Team: St. Petersburg Bowl, Bullscast, and many other publications. Being a native to the Bay Area, she has followed and supported Tampa Bay teams her whole life.