The State of Alabama v Daniel Wade Moore
Date: April 13, 2009
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
Sergeant Michael Pettey
Lieutenant Barry Hamilton, retired
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.
Pamela L. Casey, Assistant Attorney General, Violent Crimes Division.
Corey Maze, Solicitor General, State of Alabama
Sherman Powell, Jr.
Four Counts of Capital Murder:
Murder in the commission of a:
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 Third Trial
Jury finds not guilty on all counts.