UPDATE: Captured/Convict escapes from the Lowndes County Detention Facility
Published 5:02 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2022
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.
Christina Lashay Thurman
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.