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January 9, 2020

Riverton man extradited in 36-year-old murder

RIVERTON (WNE) — A Riverton man indicted Sept. 23 on first-degree murder charges has been extradited to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he pleaded “not guilty” Dec. 12. 

The murder case is 36 years old. 

Willie C. Moore, 61, was arrested by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 20 after three years’ contact between the local law enforcement entity and a cold-case detective team from Tulsa. 

At his initial appearance in Lander Circuit Court, Moore denied having committed murder. 

He told Judge Robert B. Denhardt, “I didn’t have noth...

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