UPDATE: Captured/Convict escapes from the Lowndes County Detention Facility

Published 5:02 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the arrest of escaped inmate Christina
Lashay Thurman. She is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.
On July 6, 2022, at approximately 4:00 p.m. an anonymous caller reached out to CrimeStoppers
advising that they had just had contact with Christina Thurman. CrimeStoppers was able to
confirm that the Montgomery Police Department and U.S. Marshals were enroute to their
location. The caller stayed on the line keeping Thurman in sight until two Montgomery Patrol
Units arrived placing her in custody. Thurman was taken into custody in a parking lot located
off I-65 in Hope Hull, Alabama. The caller is being offered a reward from CrimeStoppers.
Cristina Lashay Thurman was wanted by the Choctaw and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office
regarding Capital Murder and Escape. No other information was released.



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Christina Lashay Thurman

Sex: Female

Age: 30

Race: Black

Height: 5’02”

Weight: 128

Criminal Charges

Capital Murder

Escape 2nd Degree

Choctaw County Sheriff’s Office: 205-459-2166

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office: 334-548-2222


Cristina Lashay Thurman is wanted by the Choctaw and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office

regarding Capital Murder and Escape.

On July 5, 2022, at approximately 2:18 am, Christina Thurman maneuvered her way over a

recreational fence to make her escape from the Lowndes County Detention Facility. At this

time, Thurman is believed to be heading to Mississippi, Louisiana, or Texas.

Christina Lashay Thurman was being housed at the Lowndes County Detention Facility

pending her trial for Capital Murder with the Choctaw County Sheriff Office.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Christina Lashay Thurman, please

immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP

(7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and

Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip

may lead to a Cash Reward!

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and

until proven guilty.