West Memphis, Arkansas
Death of child leaves baby fatherless
He would have graduated in 2020. He had just had a baby, according to a family member.
His mother was at a loss for words. His cousin Eddie Moore looked at the bullet holes in the walls and shook his head, bewildered by how quickly his life was taken. “He wasn't supposed to be on this end," Moore said, referring to the court he lived on.
On Feb. 6, 2019, police found Dex Moore, 15, dead from gunshot wounds on the floor of an apartment in West Memphis, Arkansas. He is the second person shot and killed in the apartment complex in the past year. A 14-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder in Dex’s death.