Date of Birth June 4, 1948
Executed February 29, 2012
While serving a sentence of 9 years to life at the Arizona State Prison in Florence, Moorman was given a 72-hour compassionate furlough to visit with his mother. The two stayed at the Blue Mist Motel in Florence. On January 13, 1984, Moorman bound and gagged his mother and then strangled and stabbed her. Moorman chopped the body into many parts and disposed of them in dumpsters throughout Florence.
Presiding Judge: Richard N. Roylston
Prosecutor: W. Allen Stooks
Start of Trial: March 26, 1985
Verdict: April 4, 1985
Sentencing: May 7, 1985
Prior conviction punishable by life imprisonment
None sufficient to call for leniency
State v. Moorman, 154 Ariz. 578, 744 P.2d 679 (1987).