Death

Gunn Family Speaks Out

The Gunn family all agreed to meet in Montgomery for a special reunion. After more than 60 years apart, they agreed it was time to visit and get together in their home city. But it wasn’t like a normal family reunion, because some siblings were missing. “There’s Emma Doris, then Xavier Lethel Gunn…” remembers now big sister Gwendolyn Windham. With…

Decaying Body Found Impaled, Stuck in Warehouse Window

A body has been found stuck in the burglar bars of an Alabama warehouse. Al.com reports Birmingham police Sgt. Bryan Shelton says police received a call about a body in a window on Wednesday. Court VanScyoc, president of Cool Breeze Inc., says he discovered the body after stopping by the warehouse to pick up some supplies and noticed a foul…

Montgomery Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Murder of Cousin

A 26-year-old man convicted of killing his cousin has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Nicktavus Pringle’s attorney has argued that his cousin Demarcus Pringle had schizophrenia and attempted to stab him on the day of the murder. Prosecutors say Nicktavus Pringle wasn’t in danger at the time of the shooting. Pringle’s attorney Susan James said Wednesday that the…

MPD Investigates Drowning Death

MPD and fire medics responded to Old Selma Road and West South Blvd. on a call of a possible drowning. An adult male was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the victim hasn’t been released. We’ll keep you updated as more details becomes available. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: Death, drowning, man, old selma road, west south boulevard

Investigation of Inmate Found Dead in Cell Concludes

Authorities have concluded that a 19-year-old inmate who was found unresponsive in his Montgomery cell last year died of a drug overdose. District Attorney Daryl Bailey told the Montgomery Advertiser on Wednesday that a grand jury found no reason to bring criminal charges against anybody in connection with the January 2015 death of 19-year-old Tony Lewis Jr. Bailey says the…

Family of Brundidge Teen Killed in Accident Speaks

Elizabeth Maddox is remembering her 17-year-old grandson Marquez Barr. Barr was killed in a wreck when the car he was riding in crashed on County Road 7708 Friday. “At first I couldn’t believe it but then once everybody got to telling me it just broke me down. I couldn’t stop crying and stuff like that,” says Dajavious Maddox Officers say…