FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Release No. 94 Wednesday,
May 11, 2011, 2:35 P.M., CDT
Contact: Sergeant Johnny Williams
Public Information Officer
Telephone No. (205) 254-1708
Homicide Investigation Update
The Birmingham Police Department reports that a suspect has been charged in connection with a
homicide. The incident took place on May 4, 2011, at approximately
9:00 p.m. in the 10 block of
4th Court North.
The victim has been identified as: Douglas Wayne Coker, B/M, 46,
of Birmingham, Alabama.
The suspect has been identified as: Joseph Haynes, B/M, 28, of
Birmingham, Alabama. A Murder warrant with no bond has been obtained against the suspect.
The suspect is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.
A photo of the suspect may be obtained at the B.P.D. Headquarters, located at
1710 1st Avenue North.