Son arrested after missing West Baton Rouge Parish woman found buried in grave near her home

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WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) – A man was arrested in connection to the death of a woman who was reported missing since Wednesday in West Baton Rouge Parish.

According to a release from the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louis W. Moore Jr was arrested after the body of his mother, 76-year-old Joann Moore was found buried in a shallow grave near her home.

Police say Joann W. Moore was last heard from around 9 a.m. on Wednesday in the 3000 block of Lafiton Lane in Port Allen. She was known to have relatives in Caldwell Parish and and Ouachita Parish.

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