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Jefferson County Coroner’s Office searching for families of 2 people who recently died

By Austin Franklin,


JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. ( WIAT ) — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office is asking for the public’s help locating the family of two people who recently died in the area.

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Anyone with information regarding family members of the people listed below is asked to contact the coroner’s office at 205-930-3603.

Kelly Bell

Kelly Bell (Jefferson County Coroner’s Office)

On March 24, 35-year-old Kelly Bell was found dead inside his apartment on the 4600 block of North Kingston Avenue by a friend performing a welfare check.

According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, Bell previously lived at a home on the 400 block of 9th Street South in Bessemer.

Douglas Joseph Pendleton

Douglas Joseph Pendleton (Jefferson County Coroner’s Office)

On March 14, 72-year-old Douglas Joseph Pendleton was found dead at his home on the 6000 block of Misty Pines Way in Gardendale by police performing a welfare check.

The coroner’s office said Pendleton may have family living in California but their names/whereabouts are unknown.

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