MONROE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - The man accused of severely beating his mother then running away to Florida is now in custody at the Monroe County jail.
Sheriff Cecil Cantrell says sheriff's deputies returned with Chad Moore, 39, in handcuffs just before 9 p.m. on Thursday.
Chad Moore | Photo: Monroe County Jail
Moore was arrested on Sunday, May 6 by deputies of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida, which is the Tampa Bay area.
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Moore is accused of beating his mother on last Thursday, May 3 on Bigbee Road near Amory. She received several fractures as a result.
On Friday, the sheriff's department stated Moore is in the Monroe County jail awaiting arraignment on the charge of domestic violence-aggravated assault.