LIFE IN PRISON: Bainbridge Murderer Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Thaddus Nundra. Booking Photo Courtesy of Bainbridge Public Safety.


Hubert Moore, an employee of the Post Searchlight in Bainbridge was gunned down in cold blood the morning of October 26th, 2017.  Mr. Moore was about to start his delivery and was approached by three men, including Thaddus Nundra, who shot and killed him.  Yesterday, Nundra was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.  District Attorney Joe Mulholland released the following statement late last night:

“On October 26th, 2017, the South Georgia Circuit suffered a tragedy that our small corner of Southwest Georgia is not accustomed to.  Hubert Moore was shot and killed while preparing for his paper delivery in the early morning hours.  Mr. Moore was not shot by an enemy, or a vindictive assailant, but rather was shot randomly by a man determined to rob Mr. Moore of his money.  Mr. Moore had eight dollars on his person.  The killer, Thaddus Nundra, was released from prison a year before the murder.  Mr. Hubert spent the last moments of his life lying in an empty parking lot gasping for air.  He left behind a wife of twenty-six years.  They spent their time together raising cows, enjoying each other, and spoiling their little dog.  This Valentine’s Day, Mr. Hubert’s widow wasn’t awakened by a kiss from her husband but rather an empty bed.  She received no flowers, nor any signs of affection from her best friend Mr. Moore.

The only peace I can give Mrs. Moore is that this Valentine’s Day the Jury convicted Thaddus Nundra.  The Court sentenced him to Life without Parole. Thaddus Nundra will spend whatever time he has left on this world rotting in a ten by ten cell in the State System.  While he certainly doesn’t deserve even this, I hope that the Moore family and friends can have some closure knowing that his killer will never see the light of day again as a free man.  Our community was sickened by this crime.  This is something that happens in Metro areas, not God’s Country.  I cannot thank the Jury, Bainbridge Public Safety, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and all of the other parties that made this conviction become a reality.  Our community will recover from this case and be stronger and more vigilant in the future.  But we will never forget Mr. Hubert Moore.  Rest in Peace and God Bless You Mr. Hubert.”

Joe Mulholland

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