Birmingham police are investigating a homicide in the 2700 block of 23rd St Ensley after a person was found dead in the home.
The victim's family says the person was missing earlier the day Friday and they later found them deceased at the residence.
According to Sgt. Johnny Williams, the victim appeared to have been beaten to death, which prompted investigators to classify the case as a homicide.
Investigators are still searching for a suspect. No arrests have been made in the case.
If you have any information, please call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.