Identities of 5 killed in Ensley on Sunday have been released

Birmingham Police have released the identities of the five men killed in Ensley on Sunday.

The victims of the homicide investigation are as follows:

  1. Demetrius Sanford (19)
  2. Jeffery Davis, Jr. (23)
  3. Ronnie James Render (42)
  4. Jonathan Sanchez (23)
  5. Charles Render (21)

Police found the men dead inside the residence at 3113 Avenue S around 3:30am on Sunday after receiving a call about a burglary in progress.

One person is being held in connection with the homicides.{} A second person arrested is charged in an unrelated robbery.{} A third person arrested has been released.

If you have any information pertaining to the case please call Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.