Corrections Employee Billy M. Moore

Corrections Employee Billy M. Moore

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, April 4, 1981

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Billy M. Moore

Officer Billy Moore and Warden Wallace Pack were shot and killed by a prisoner who was able to gain control of one of the officers' pistols at the Ellis I Unit. The suspect was acquitted on a defense of self defense, but remained in custody on charges of burglary.

Officer Moore was survived by his wife, two sons, two stepchildren, father and two brothers. He is buried in Pinecrest Cemetery, Troup, Smith County, Texas.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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