Tuesday, February 08, 2000

Man pleads no contest to murder attempt

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        LEBANON — Frank Moore doesn't remember stabbing, bashing and choking his estranged wife at Glen Island last June, his attorney says.

        But, on Monday, the 39-year-old Mason man admitted anyway that he tried to kill her.

        Just a week before he was set to go on trial, Mr. Moore changed his insanity plea and pleaded no contest to a charge of attempted murder.

        He faces up to 10 years in prison when Judge Neal Bronson of Warren County Common Pleas Court sentences him in the next month or so.

        Mr. Moore was accused of ambushing Tamara Moore after the couple met to talk over their impending divorce on June 29.

        She was hospitalized and has re covered from her injuries.

        When deputies arrested Mr. Moore at his apartment in Mason, he was lying naked on the couch. Some of his clothes were wet from being laundered and a bloody shirt was in the kitchen.

        Mr. Moore's attorney, Christopher Cornyn, said Monday that Mr. Moore was drinking and taking medication for emotional problems at the time and “has no recall of the facts.”


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