Thomas Hand Jr. Wiki
Thomas Hand Jr. Biography
Who was Thomas Hand Jr.?
A 17-year-old was arrested in the Montgomery shooting and faces a capital murder charge in the death of 37-year-old Thomas Hand Jr..
Police did not immediately release a motive or details of the Jan. 22 killing, which occurred around 4:30 p.m. m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hand was married to former Miss Mississippi Christine Kozlowski Hand, who is from D’Iberville, Mississippi. She is pregnant with her second child.
The former beauty queen confirmed the murder of her husband on Facebook, where she thanked her friends for her love and support and asked them to continue supporting her business.
“I am overwhelmed with all the questions and recounting the details of what happened,” she said. “At a later date, I will post more information to explain everything to everyone.”
Thomas Hand Jr., 37, was killed Saturday outside a Montgomery, Alabama home occupied by his 2-year-old son. It is unclear if his pregnant wife, former Miss Mississippi Christine Kozlowski Hand, was home at the time.
She added: ‘Also to all of your loyal and beloved customers at Hand Nutrition, the company will continue to serve you and we ask that you stay with us as this will be our only means of support for our son and baby. We need your support now more than ever.
She said the company will be moving to her hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi.
The suspect is being held at the Montgomery County Detention Center. It was unknown if he had an attorney who could speak on his behalf.
The case remains under investigation, authorities said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 334-215-STOP, Secret Witness at 334-625-4000, or the Montgomery Police Department at 334-625-2831.