JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Nia Peoples, of Birmingham, Alabama, has been identified as the victim found dead at a Jefferson County home on Tuesday.

Peoples, 30, was found deceased in the front yard area of a home in Birmingham Tuesday morning.


According to reports, the homeowner of a residence in the 1600 block of 8th Avenue West in Birmingham, contacted police after discovering a body in the front yard area of the home Tuesday around 7:30 a.m.

The body was later identified as homicide victim Peoples.

Peoples was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:56 a.m. of apparent gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the case should contact Birmingham homicide detectives at 205254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.


Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Alabama, located in the central portion of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, the most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.