Man sought in stabbing investigation

Published 2:16 pm Thursday, April 14, 2016

Suffolk police are seeking the public’s assistance locating a man wanted in connection with the stabbing of a woman.



David Eugene Moore, 45, is wanted on a charge of aggravated malicious wounding, according to a city press release. He is described as a black male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

According to the press release, officers responded to a residence in the 200 block of Charlotte Avenue after an emergency call placed at 11:41 a.m. April 12. Acquaintances had found Jerlean Wiggins Brown, 62, inside, suffering from a stab wound to the torso. She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries not believed to be life threatening.

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Moore is the victim’s former boyfriend, according to the press release.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or text the keyword SPDVATIP and the tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.