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For Immediate Release

Contact:
March 30, 2022 Mark Waggamon, Deputy U.S. Marshal 
Southern District of West Virginia (304) 347-5136;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Join Bluefield PD in Search for 2 Women Wanted for Murder of 13-year-old Girl
Reward of up to $5K offered for each woman

Charleston, WV – The U.S. Marshals of the Southern District of West Virginia, Cops United Felony Fugitive Enforcement Division (CUFFED) Task Force is working with the Bluefield Police Department and offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of two Bluefield women accused of killing a 13-year-old girl.

Nichole Brooks, 43, and Isis Wallace, 22, are alleged to have fired multiple rounds into a vehicle occupied by three people, while they were sitting at a red light March 23 near the intersection of U.S. Route 460 and Cumberland Road in Bluefield. The victim was discovered in the back seat with a gunshot wound to her head. She was transported to CAMC General in Charleston and later died from her injuries.

Warrants for first-degree murder were issued March 24 for Wallace and Brooks.

Nichole Brooks and Isis Wallace

Brooks stands 5 feet 9 inches and weighs approximately 180 pounds. Wallace is 5 feet 8 inches and weighs approximately 250 pounds. Both women should be considered armed and dangerous.

“The Marshals Service is committed to making communities safer,” said Michael Baylous, U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of West Virginia. “That is why we have elevated this investigation to major case status and are offering a $5,000 reward each for the capture of Nichole Brooks and Isis Wallace. We believe these two women present a significant threat to public safety. The sooner we have them in custody, the better.”

f you have information regarding the whereabouts of Wallace or Brooks, please contact the U.S. Marshals Service Communication Center at 1-800-336-0102 or submit a tip via the USMS Tips App. Tips may also be emailed to the USMS S/WV tip line at USMS88TIPS@usdoj.gov. All tips are kept strictly confidential.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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