Pizza deliveryman from Shelby County found dead

By EMILY SPARACINO / Staff Writer

BIRMINGHAM – A Shelby County man was found dead at a Birmingham apartment complex Dec. 21 in what authorities are investigating as a homicide.

Birmingham Police officers found Najeh Masaeid, 63, lying in a breezeway at District at the Summit apartments at about 7 p.m. He appeared to have suffered a blunt force trauma to the head, according to officers.

Masaeid was a pizza delivery driver for Domino’s Pizza and was reportedly delivering pizza to an apartment in the complex, which is near The Summit shopping center.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding the case is urged to contact the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.