Jonathan Thomas Moore, a New Point resident arrested last June and charged with murder in the deaths of his parents, Adam Thomas Moore and Melissa Dawn Moore, was sentenced by Judge Jeffrey W. Shaw on Wednesday morning to 40 years in prison on one charge of first-degree murder, a Class 2 felony, and five years in prison on one charge of stab in the commission of a felony, a Class 6 felony.
The two sentences will run consecutively, for a total of 45 years in prison.
Moore, 25, was found guilty by Judge Shaw in December after reaching a plea deal with the Commonwealth’s Attorney. As part of that deal, one charge of first-degree murder and one charge of stab in the commission of a felony were dismissed.
He faced a sentence of up to life in prison on the murder charge, while he received the maximum sentence of five years on the stab in commission of a felony conviction.
During arguments prior to sentencing, Special Prosecutor T. Marie Walls asked for the maximum sentence for M...
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