Arrest made three years after fatal assault

Three years after Edward Lee Moore was assaulted, police have charged a man with his murder.

In May 2014, Moore was found unconscious in the intersection of Fenwick Street and Okie Street, NE. Moore was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he remained until succumbing to his injuries in November of 2016.

According to an autopsy, Moore died from complications following blunt head and neck trauma. His death was ruled a homicide at the beginning of this year.

Following a police investigation, Desean Burt, 32, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

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