Daniel Moore, 63, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Brian Drake, 45.
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho– A chiropractor in Bonners Ferry is
implicated of killing a fellow chiropractic doctor in a shooting on March 12. Daniel Moore, 63, is charged with second degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Brian Drake, 45. Moore was jailed on Aug. 28. According to a news release from Idaho State Police, Bonners Ferry law enforcement officer and troopers from Idaho State Police responded to a”shots fired”get in touch with March 12 in the 6800 block of Main Street, where Drake's service is located. When law enforcement got here, they found Drake dead in his office from a gunshot wound, the release says.
According to court documents, Drake was shot in the back through a window. ISP authorities said investigators worked carefully with the Boundary County and Kootenai County prosecutors ‘workplaces and”uncovered compelling proof, in addition to what they believe is a motive for the shooting.” They stated the details is not available for release to prevent interfering with judicial procedures.
The press release states Drake leaves behind a wife and four children
. His family supplied the following statement: As Brian's liked ones, we were ravaged to hear news of his senseless murder. As a Chiropractor, he loved his patients and he liked serving individuals and helping the people of Northern Idaho. He brought delight and laughter to those around him. He had an incredible heart, and his loss has wrought a tremendous hole in our hearts. We will never ever comprehend the senselessness of the loss of Brian's life – a life that brought a lot happiness, significance, friendship, and love to others.We are grateful to the police authorities -and particularly the Idaho State Police and the Bonners Ferry Police -who worked relentlessly and diligently to reveal the reality. Still, those efforts can not alter the truth for Jennifer, Brian's kids, or his parents and brother or sisters. Brian's death has left a void in their lives and the neighborhood as a whole. His kids will grow up without the caring daddy who was their rock and champion. His bride-to-be will not age with him, sharing the pleasures and burdens of raising their children together. We all stay devastated and pray for justice.We value the regard for our personal privacy at this time.
Moore made a court appearance on Thursday, Sept. 3 where his lawyer, Jill Bolton, provided a motion for Moore to be launched from the Boundary County Jail to get medical treatment.
“My client, we believe, suffered a traumatic brain injury on or about August 28, 2020, “Bolton said in court Thursday.”That brought an entire host of issues when he was then the next day brought in for questioning by police in this matter. I think today he may still today have some proof in his brain of this injury and he might require treatment for this injury.”
The judge stated he would sign an order for Moore to be carried for medical assessment and treatment. Moore is expected to be required to a local healthcare facility to get an MRI or CT Scan.
Moore has actually not gone into a plea in relation to the charges.