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Published On: Thu, Jun 22nd, 2017

Alabama rapper Bam Bam Carter found dead in the trunk of a burning car

A body found in the trunk of a burning car in Alabama has been identified as a local rapper named Paul Matthew Carter, better known as Bam Bam Carter.

Carter, 32, was identified by  the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office and police revealed details in the case.

Birmingham Police Sgt. Bryan Shelton says Carter’s body was discovered in the early morning hours of June 8, when firefighters were called to a car fire in Birmingham’s Ensley neighborhood at 2033 Fayette Avenue. The time listed on the documents is 3:22 a.m.

The body, found in the trunk of what appeared to be a four-door sedan, was unrecognizable.

Shelton says Carter was identified through dental records.

He hadn’t been seen since two days prior to the discovery of his body.

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No arrests have been announced in Carter’s slaying.

Bam Bam’s promo states that “Bam Bam gives a real look at what’s going on it the streets today. Hard lyrics with a message. Bam Bam gives back to his community and helps mentor the inner-city youth.”

Family members simply said that “He loved his music.”

From AL.com:

Birmingham producer Bennie Hurst, of BOMB Productions, said he knew Carter for about 10 years and helped him put out his first CD. “He always was a humble guy,” Hurst said. “One of the nicest, coolest guys I’ve ever met.”

Carter’s death has devastated those who knew him. “He was all about helping anybody he could. It’s eating me up. I can’t even eat. That was my friend,” said friend Ashley Rogers. “I’ve been knowing Bam for 12 years and have never known for him to do anything wrong to or towards anybody.”

“His legacy will live on through all of that loved him and his music,” Rogers said. “I’m sick to my stomach cause they didn’t have to do him like that.”

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