Update: Suspect in custody after fatal stabbing


Officersfrom the East Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate areport of an assault. The officers arrived to find the victim lying in thefront yard suffering from a stab wound. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded tothe scene and transported the victim to U.A.B Hospital for treatment. Hospitalstaff later pronounced the victim deceased. The victim has been identified as 22 year old Emmanuel Powell of Birmingham.

Officerslater located the suspect hiding under the residence. Officers also learnedthat the incident began when both subjects began to argue over money.


Birmingham Police say a man was stabbed around 11:30pm Wednesday night.

The unidentified victim was found in front of a house on Jackson Street. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives tell ABC 33/40 a male suspect has been taken into custody in connection to the stabbing. No other information is being released at this time.