UPDATE: Tangipahoa murder suspect, escapee in police custody
POSTED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 9:38am
UPDATED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 3:09pm
Tangipahoa Parish, La (NBC33) — UPDATE: Moore, who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on Sunday night, is now in police custody.
Authorities located more in Osyka, Mississippi, and are transporting him to the Pike County jail to await extradition.
More details will be reported during a press conference on Tuesday.
ORIGINAL: Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for an escaped prisoner, Verdale Anthony Moore, 20.
According to police, Moore escaped late Sunday evening from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail.
Moore was arrested on February 4, 2014, for the shooting death of 37-year-old Sandra Butler, of Independence, LA. Moore was awaiting trial for that murder case.
Anyone with information about Moore’s whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers at 800.55.5245.