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News Release - Moore Arrest

UPDATE : INDEPENDENCE, LA - October 2, 2019 - Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards is pleased to announce the arrest of murder suspect, 41 year-old Michael Ray “Mitchell” Moore, of Independence, LA.

Today, October 2, 2019, Moore was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service in Jackson, Ms. The location and arrest of Moore was the result of a multi -agency investigation conducted by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Office Criminal Investigations Division, the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force, and the United States Marshals Service.

Moore was wanted on a charge of Second Degree Murder in the Homicide of 38 year-old Cedrick Baldwin of Independence,LA. that occurred on September 17, 2019.

HAMMOND, LA - September 26, 2018 - Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for the public's assistance in locating wanted murder suspect, Michael Ray "Mitchell" Moore Sr.

41 -year -old Moore of Independence is being sought by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office for his involvement in the shooting death of 38 -year -old Cedrick Baldwin, also of Independence. The incident occurred on September 17, 2019.

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division has obtained an active arrest warrant on Moore for Second Degree Murder. Anyone with Knowledge of this case and/or the whereabouts of Michael Ray "Mitchell" Moore is asked to contact the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office CID at 985-748-8147 and/or Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa at 1-800-554-JAIL (5245).