Shelby County Sheriff Willis Blackwell reports that the Shelby County Sheriff's Department has been investigating the death of Ariana Moore, a 6 month old white female of Tenaha, Texas. A 911 call was received on February 16, 2015 at approximately 0349am regarding the victim who was found unresponsive at a residence in the Kyle Parmer Trailer Park located on County Road 4356, Tenaha. The victim was transported to the NMC-Center Hospital by ACE EMS and was pronounced deceased by JP1 Maxie Eaves.
During the course of the investigation it was found that the father identified as a William Bryce Moore, a white male of 28 years of age had inflicted injuries to the victim which resulted in her death. Mr. Moore was arrested for the charge of Capital Murder, a Capital Felony. Mr. Moore was booked into the Shelby County Sheriff's Department on Thursday, February 19th for said offense. Mr. Moore was arraigned for said charge by Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 Judge Marla Denby and Mr. Moore received a no bond. The case was investigated by Investigator Kevin W. Windham and Investigator D.J. Dickerson with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.