The State of Alabama v Daniel Wade Moore
Date:  February 11, 2008
The Place:  Decatur, Alabama

The Judge:  
Judge Steve Haddock
Circuit Court of Morgan County

The Accused: Daniel Wade Moore

The Victim: Mrs. Karen Croft Tipton

The Investigation: Decatur Police Department
Chief Investigator
Michael Pettey
Lieutenant
Barry Hamilton

The Prosecution:  The State of Alabama
William Dill,  Assistant Attorney General, Violent Crimes Division.
Don Valeska, Chief, Violent Crimes Division, The Office of the Attorney
General.
Beth Slate Poe, Assistant Attorney General, Appellate Division
Corey Maze, Assistant Attorney General, Appellate Division

The Defense:
Sherman Powell, Jr.
Jake Watson
Tim Kyle
THE CHARGES
Four Counts of Capital Murder:
Murder in the commission of a:
Burglary
Robbery
Sexual Abuse
Kidnapping
KEY EVIDENCE
DNA linking the accused to the crime.
Confessions of involvement.
Established motive, means, and access.
Suicide attempt upon initial questioning.
Crack addict, funded by exclusively illegal means.
Provided a false alibi to investigators.
Security alarm company connection.
The Second Trial
The Outcome
Mistrial, hung jury 8-4 for acquittal.
March 12, 2008
Trial Transcript:
Volume 1
Voume 2