Montgomery Murder Suspect Apprehended in New York

nathan thomasThe Montgomery Police Department has made an arrest in the Saturday, April 23, shooting death of 55-year-old Charles Jones Jr. of Montgomery.

MPD detectives charged Nathan Thomas 41, of Montgomery with one count of murder. Thomas was taken into custody in Rochester, NY, on May 3, by the U.S. Marshals.

He was returned to Montgomery on Thursday, May 26, and was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he was being held under a $500,000 bond.

On April 23, MPD and Fire Medics responded to the 800 block of North Gap Loop at about 2:30 p.m. after receiving a report that a subject had been shot. There, they discovered the gunshot victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

No additional information is available for release relative to this ongoing investigation.