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UPDATE: Victim identified in Carr Lake homicide investigation

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Posted at 12:23 PM, Nov 09, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-10 17:13:53-05


The Leon County Sheriff's Office issued the following news release on the incident:

On Thursday, November 9, around 9:30 a.m., the Leon County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in the 400 block of Cedar Hill Road. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the lifeless body of an adult male near the boat landing area.

An autopsy confirmed the nature of the death to be a homicide and the subsequent investigation identified the victim as 22-year-old Artez Moore.

Currently, there is no information on suspects.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. For individuals with pertinent information regarding this case, the Leon County Sheriff's Office urges you to contact Violent Crimes Detectives at 850-606-3300.

Alternatively, those who wish to remain anonymous can provide information through Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPs. Anonymous tips may be eligible for a cash reward.


In a Facebook Post, Leon County Sheriff's Office confirmed the following:

LCSO is actively investigating a suspicious death that was called in around 9:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Cedar Hill Rd, in northern Leon County.

Access to Cedar Hill Landing is blocked while the investigation is underway.

If you have any information regarding this case you should contact LCSO detectives at 850-606-3300 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.


Dive operations are playing out on Carr Lake in Northeast Tallahassee.

Tallahassee Online Police Statistics indicates dive operations began at 11:38 a.m.

ABC 27 has a crew on the way to the area to gather more information.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.