Daniel Moore, 63, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Brian Drake, 45.
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho– A chiropractic practitioner in Bonners Ferry is
accused of killing a fellow chiropractic physician in a shooting on March 12. Daniel Moore, 63, is charged with 2nd degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Brian Drake, 45. Moore was jailed on Aug. 28. According to a press release from Idaho State Police, Bonners Ferry law enforcement officer and troopers from Idaho State Police reacted to a”shots fired”get in touch with March 12 in the 6800 block of Main Street, where Drake's business is located. When law enforcement arrived, they discovered Drake dead in his office from a gunshot wound, the release says.
According to court files, Drake was shot in the back through a window. ISP officials stated investigators worked closely with the Boundary County and Kootenai County prosecutors ‘offices and”exposed compelling evidence, in addition to what they believe is a motive for the shooting.” They said the info is not readily available for release to avoid interfering with judicial procedures.
The press release says Drake leaves behind an other half and four children
. His household 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 loved serving individuals and assisting the people of Northern Idaho. He brought pleasure and laughter to those around him. He had a remarkable heart, and his loss has wrought a remarkable 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, meaning, friendship, and love to others.We are grateful to the police officials -and especially the Idaho State Police and the Bonners Ferry Police -who worked relentlessly and vigilantly to discover the fact. Still, those efforts can not change the truth for Jennifer, Brian's children, or his parents and siblings. Brian's death has left a void in their lives and the community as a whole. His kids will grow up without the caring dad who was their rock and champion. His bride-to-be will not grow old with him, sharing the delights and burdens of raising their kids together. All of us remain devastated and wish justice.We value the respect for our privacy at this time.
Moore made a court appearance on Thursday, Sept. 3 where his lawyer, Jill Bolton, provided a movement 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 stated in court Thursday.”That brought a whole host of concerns when he was then the next day generated for questioning by police in this matter. I believe today he might still right now have some evidence in his brain of this injury and he might require treatment for this injury.”
The judge said he would sign an order for Moore to be carried for medical evaluation and treatment. Moore is anticipated to be required to a regional medical facility to get an MRI or CT Scan.
Moore has actually not entered a plea in relation to the charges.