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2 men found killed in damaged car behind Alabama home

April 5, 2019

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Police say two men found dead in a car behind a home in Alabama had been killed.

Fairfield police tell news outlets that 20-year-old Deshawn Ferrez Jackson from Pleasant Grove and 21-year-old Tre’vion Alexander Marks of Birmingham were discovered dead inside a car parked in a backyard. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office had identified the men.

Police Chief Nick Dyer says authorities are still investigating after the men were found Wednesday night following a 911 call. No arrests have been made.

Police say Jackson was in the driver’s seat while Marks was in the passenger’s seat. They say the vehicle they were in was damaged and there was evidence of a shooting.

Autopsies will determine how the men died.

Pleasant Grove and Fairfield are suburbs west of Birmingham.