Killen man accused of murdering his wife arrested in Athens

Deputies searching for man accused of killing his wife
Deputies searching for man accused of killing his wife(Lauderdale County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 10:54 AM CDT
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LAUDERDALE CO., Ala. (WAFF) - Update: Deputies with the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Killen man accused of killing his wife on Wednesday.

WAFF is told Lanarrick Thompson was arrested in Athens after being on the run for several days. Thompson has been booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center.

Original: Lauderdale County deputies are searching for a man who is accused of killing his wife.

According to the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home in the 100 block of Holden Road in Killen after family members reported they could not reach Quoshanna Michelle Thompson or her husband Lanarrick Demone Thompson.

Deputies say Quoshanna Thompson was found dead in the home on August 22 at approximately 11:30 a.m. Her death has since been ruled a homicide.

WAFF is told a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lanarrick Demone Thompson.

Anyone with information on Thompson is asked to contact LCSO at 256-760-5757.

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