Homicide investigation underway following discovery of human remains near RTJ Golf Course

Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation after human remains were found near the Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley Golf Course on December 23, 2012. (

Detectives are now conducting a homicide investigation into the death of a man whose remains were found last Sunday near the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Oxmoor Valley, the Birmingham Police Department reports.

The Jefferson County Coroner notified investigators that the examination of the remains revealed the victim's death was by homicide. The exam also revealed that the victim was male and had a hip replacement, but his identity or race is unknown at this time.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.