Birmingham Iron player arrested for soliciting prostitution

Birmingham Iron player arrested for soliciting prostitution
(Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham Iron player was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and charged with soliciting prostitution.

Lawrence Okoye, 27, was arrested on Wednesday.

Okoye is a former Miami Dolphin.

The Iron play their first game at Legion Field on Sunday.

The team’s General Manager, Joe Pendry, released a statement on the arrest.

“We have just been made aware of the incident. We are still in the process of gathering facts.”

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