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Suspect in Murder of Joshua Thompson in Custody; Relates to Discovery of Body on Hwy. 31 Bridge Nov. 5


Pierre Tremore Woods

Sex:                      Male

Race:                    Black

Criminal Charges


United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force

Montgomery Police Department



The United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Murder suspect Pierre Tremore Woods is in Police custody. He is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

Pierre Woods was wanted for the November 5th Montgomery Murder of Joshua Thompson. Thompson’s body was found on the U.S. Hwy. 31 Bridge which links Prattville and Montgomery, within the jurisdiction of the Montgomery Police Department.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 27-year-old Pierre Woods on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Woods was taken into custody at a home in the 2700 block of Massachusetts Avenue without incident. No other details were available.

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

Original Release Updated: January 7, 2021

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers offers a $1,000 Reward for any information that may lead to Pierre Woods’ arrest for Murder.

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Montgomery Police Patrol units responded to the river bridge at U.S. Highway 31 and Birmingham Highway regarding a body located suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was identified as Joshua Thompson and was pronounced deceased on the scene. Throughout the investigation, detectives determined that the victim was killed in a different location and discarded at the current location. Evidence led to a Murder warrant secured against Pierre Woods DOB: 02/14/1999. The Montgomery Police Department is seeking assistance from the public regarding the location of this suspect.

If you have any information regarding the location of this suspect, please immediately call Montgomery Police at 334-625-2832. Refer to case no. 2020-00226541 or CrimeStoppers 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app. Please ensure you receive a Tip ID and Password to dialog with Investigators if there is a follow-up question.

You may also use CrimeStoppers toll-free number by calling 1-833-AL1-STOP

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