November Sentencing for Daniel Waites

Three and a half years ago a Coushatta resident was killed in the Red River Estates apartment complex on East Riddle Street.  Sheriff’s Deputies responded and took two men into custody.

The victim, Earl Moore died of his injuries after he was transported to Christus Coushatta by private vehicle.

Now sentencing is expected in November for Daniel Waites.  He agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter charges.  Prior to sentencing there will be a hearing in which Moore family members may present statements on the impact of Earl Moore’s death on the family.

Here is the link to The Journal’s original report on the shooting incident:

https://redriverparishjournal.com/2017/04/05/two-arrested-in-shooting/

Daniel Waites’ father Carrel Waites remains free on a $1,000,000 cash pending his trial.  He faces charges of principal to second-degree murder.