10 Feb Guilty Of 1st Degree Rape After Less Than An Hour Of Deliberation
Lafourche Parish District Attorney Kristine Russell announced that a Larose man who was charged with 1st Degree Rape in November of 2018 was found guilty by a Lafourche Parish Jury late Thursday afternoon, February 6th.
Johnny Moore Jr., 31, raped the juvenile victim, who suffers from a mental infirmity, at a home where Moore was living prior to October 31st, 2018.
Assistant District Attorney Jason Chatagnier, who prosecuted the case along with Assistant District Attorney Greg Stahlnecker, noted that the jury deliberated for just under an hour before returning a unanimous guilty verdict of 1st Degree Rape. Moore, who was immediately taken into custody upon the guilty verdict, is scheduled for sentencing on March 12th, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. before the Honorable Christopher Boudreaux.
Moore faces a mandatory life sentence without the benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.