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No Bond For Moyers

Joel Moyers (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Dept.)

Joel Moyers (Photo: Limestone County Sheriff's Dept.)

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Joel Moyers will not be granted bond.  Moyers was arraigned Wednesday on a new charge of capital murder.

The previous capital murder charge against him was thrown out Tuesday afternoon, leading Circuit Court Judge James Woodroof Jr., to temporarily set bond for Moyers at $100,000.

WHNT News 19 learned that a bondsman was notified and was to attempt to bond Moyers out of jail, however a new capital murder charge was quickly prepared and served on him in while still in jail.

Today, according to Alabama court documents, Judge Woodroof ruled Moyers will not be granted bond.

charged with the September, 2012 shooting death of Brandon Hydrick, who died from a single gunshot wound to the back. Investigators say Hydrick was a passenger in his younger brother’s truck and was confronted by Moyers as the two were leaving a bonfire near Moyer’s home. Sheriff Mike Blakely says Moyers admitted firing a warning shot in the direction of Hydrick’s truck, but the bullet went through the cab of the truck, striking Hydrick in the back, killing him.

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Filed in: Decatur

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