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Mercer County parents found guilty of murder and neglect in starvation case

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PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – After a two-day trial, a guilty verdict has come down for the Mercer County parents charged with child neglect resulting in death and murder of a child by parent. Their toddler, Jeremiah, died in November of 2018 from starvation.

Both parents, Corey and Christy Moore, were found guilty on both counts with a recommendation of mercy for both. A sentence has not been determined.

 



Anna Saunders

Anna Saunders is a weekend reporter for WOAY. With a diploma from Princeton Senior High School and a mother from Fayette County, she is no stranger to the area. She received a degree in Media Arts and Design from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia and wanted to return home to start her career as a reporter.


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