FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA

Crime-courts

Suisun City man pleads not guilty to murder charge

By From page A3 | November 06, 2012

FAIRFIELD — Ryan Judson Moore, 33, of Suisun City, pleaded not guilty to a murder charge Monday in connection with the shooting death of Bettina Brown, 41, who died Oct. 23 in a home on Steller Way.

Suisun City police arrested Moore that night at the house, where he had been staying for several days with two friends. Police were called to the home after getting a report of a gunshot. Police found Brown, who had been fatally shot with a .22 caliber rifle. Police found what they believe to be the murder weapon in a neighbor’s yard the next day.

Police detained Moore and another man at the house after the shooting, but released the second man from custody. The police have not released a motive for the incident.

Moore will be back in court at 9 a.m. Thursday.

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Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson has worked for the Daily Republic longer than he cares to remember. A native of Oregon and a graduate of the University of Oregon, he pines for the motherland still. He covers Vacaville and Travis Air Force Base for the Daily Republic. He is an avid military history buff, wargamer and loves the great outdoors.
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