Woman found guilty of murder in boy’s morphine overdose
Online Staff Report
A woman was found guilty of murder Thursday, May 12, for delivering a controlled substance that killed a teen last year.
Susan Moore, 40, was found guilty of first-degree murder, drug-induced homicide, delivery of a controlled substance to a minor and delivery of a controlled substance.
Moore’s charges stem from an April 3, 2010 incident during which police discovered a 14-year-old boy unconscious at an area residence.
According to a witness, the boy swallowed pills supplied by Moore. He died two days later from what was found to be a morphine overdose. Moore was prescribed morphine for back pain.
Sentencing is scheduled for July 1, at 9 a.m., before 17th Circuit Court Judge Joseph McGraw.
Moore faces 60 years in prison.
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