Montgomery police escort slain detective to funeral home

MPD escorts slain deputy to funeral home

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The Montgomery Police Department is escorting the body of a slain detective Wednesday afternoon.

MPD posted on Facebook that they are escorting Detective Tanisha Pughsley from the Alabama Department of Forensic Science to Ross-Clayton Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Their projected route is Taylor Road to I-85 SB, then to Union Street onto Adams Ave., then to the funeral home.

MPD invites the community to say farewell to the detective. Pughsley died Monday in a shooting at her home. Her ex-boyfriend has been charged with capital murder.

Montgomery Police Department: Detective Pughsley.
Montgomery Police Department: Detective Pughsley. (Source: Montgomery Police Department)

Pughsley, 27, had been with the department since 2016. She earned a degree in criminal justice from Alabama State University and was a member of the bowling team.

Pughsley also graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery’s Master of Science in Public Administration program in 2018.

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