Cold case murder suspect indicted in Texas, arrested in Prescott

A Prescott man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a young woman in Texas in 1987.

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, investigators with the Prescott Police Department (PPD) received contact from the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office in Texas asking for investigative help in locating Larry Moore, 65, according to a PPD news release.

Moore was believed to be living in Prescott with his wife. This was confirmed by PPD by running Moore’s driver’s license information, police said. Bexar County was attempting to locate Moore in reference to a cold case homicide that occurred in 1987.

News agencies in San Antonio reported that the murder victim was Diana Lowery, 25, who was found dead in the bathtub of her apartment in 1987 as a result of being strangled. An initial investigation did not reveal enough evidence to arrest a suspect and the case ended up going “cold” until a second investigation

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