Investigation launched in death of man found guilty of sexual abuse Monday

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – The Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit has launched an investigation into the death of 42-year-old William Thomas Moore Jr. on Monday.

He was found guilty of sexual abuse of a child in the Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court around 1:00 p.m.

At some point, Moore was seen placing something in his mouth, which he said was his daily medication when he was asked.

Later, Moore was transported to the Tuscaloosa County Jail and began to suffer from some type of medical distress. He received treatment on scene and was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Moore’s exact cause of death is unknown at this time and is still under investigation.

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