Body found on porch of abandoned home in Fairfield

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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Police in Fairfield have opened a homicide investigation after a body was discovered on the porch of an abandoned home.

The Birmingham News reports (http://bit.ly/1a69lxV) that someone walking by around 5:45 a.m. Friday discovered the body.

Fairfield Police Chief Leon Davis said the victim had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Davis identified him as 47-year-old Harold Gorden. He said Gorden once lived in the home that is now vacant.

Davis said neighbors heard what they thought was celebratory gunfire in the neighborhood about 3:30 a.m.

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Information from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews




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