‘Chief’ could get 32 years prison | SteamboatToday.com
YOUR AD HERE »

‘Chief’ could get 32 years prison

— Steamboat Springs resident Edward Moore, who was convicted last week of second-degree attempted murder, faces a sentence of five to 32 years in prison.

Moore, 48, also known as “Chief,” said he stabbed Brian Lithgow twice in the back in self- defense last fall.

Moore said he didn’t intend to kill him and was protecting himself and the woman who owns the home where the attack occurred.



On April 7, a 12-person jury found Moore guilty of second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, use of a deadly weapon in a violent crime and unlawful use of cocaine.

Moore will be sentenced on May 22.




Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User