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Dennis P. Moore


Dennis P. Moore
46 YOA
1535 7th St.
Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Case # 1992-26312
June 19, 1992

Dennis Moore, a 46-year-old homeless man living in Des Moines, was shot in the chest while sleeping in his car in the early morning hours on Friday, June 19, 1992.

Police said Moore had been sleeping in his car behind a house on the city’s north side, and apparently was shot during a robbery attempt.

Courtesy Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 20, 1992

Courtesy Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 20, 1992

After being shot, Moore went to the house to tell the residents what happened. He died later that day at a Des Moines Hospital.

Police said Moore lived in Des Moines but had no permanent address.

Dennis Moore was born March 30, 1946.

Information Needed

Anyone with information about Dennis Moore’s unsolved murder is encouraged to contact the Des Moines Police Department at 515-237-1554.


2 Responses to Dennis Moore

  1. jerry young says:

    I am wondering if this is the same Dennis Moore that I knew @ Kirkwood Com College in Cedar Rapids back in 1970 he lived at a trailer park in Marion . Any info would add some closure to those who knew Dennis .Thank You

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