Decatur Police Will Keep Tipton Case Open

May 19, 2009 Full story: WHNT-TV Huntsville

After three capital murder trials, Daniel Wade Moore is a free man. He was accused of killing Karen Tipton in her Decatur home.

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Sherlock H

Bedford, TX

#1 Jun 8, 2009
I think Daniel Wade Moore was telling the truth in his confession to his uncle and he was present at the time of the murder. Notice that he admitted to being there, but said someone else did the stabbing. We know that Dr. Tipton was into gay porn, so he is most likely gay/bisexual. Tipton and his wife were also into kinky group sex and spouse swap type stuff.
So I have a few theories. 1) Daniel Wade Moore and Dr. Tipton were gay lovers and conspired to kill Karen Tipton. 2) Moore and the Tiptons had previously engaged in some form of groupsex and Dr. Tipton walked in on Karen and Daniel. Since Tipton is gay for Daniel, he spares him but kills his wife. 3)Most likely scenario: Moore and the Tiptons had previously engaged in group-sex. Moore and Dr. Tipton became gay lovers. Perhaps, Karen was having her own affairs with other people like Dr. Tipton's best friend OR Karen threatened to out Dr. Tipton and his gay lover, Daniel Wade Moore. They conspire to kill Karen for whatever reason. Daniel Wade Moore was at the residence to pretend to set-up another threesome or pretend to fix the alarm in order to keep Karen from picking up the kids. Dr. Tipton also could've said he was going to pick up the kids that day. Instead, he went home and violently stabbed his wife to death with Moore as an accessory to murder.
Daniel Wade Moore exhibited very guilty behavior (confession & stabbing himself multiple times) and there was forensic evidence that he was at the scene; however, he never confessed to actually stabbing her. Moore can't say he saw Dr. Tipton stabbed Karen because that would implicate himself and set himself up for possible conspiracy charges. Dr. Tipton was the one that stabbed his wife, so he's going to get away with murder as long as he doesn't confess to the stabbing and say Moore was there with him.

Owens Cross Roads, AL

#2 Jun 27, 2009
the tipton family is nothing but psycho freaks. They try to cover up their wrongdoings by leading a 2nd life as 'good christian folk.' Dr. Tipton is not the only one in that family that has gotten away with murder.

Ocean Springs, MS

#3 Apr 12, 2010
This is crazy talk. David Tipton did not have an affair with Daniel Moore. Someone else killed Karen Tipton.
Jeremy Koonce

Roanoke, VA

#4 Jan 22, 2013
Insanity. Pure insanity. I cannot believe such a miscarriage of justice was allowed to be perpetrated by police and the prosecution in this case. Those who actively misled the court in an attempt to execute Daniel Moore should not only be stripped of their office, but should additionally be held accountable for perjury and attempted murder. It is an outrageous abuse of power that should not be tolerated.
My 2 Cents Worth

Perth, Australia

#5 Feb 6, 2013
Sherlock H wrote:
I think Daniel Wade Moore ... gay ... gay ... gay...
Come on Sherlock, you've gone gay mad...

Karen discovered her husband's gay porn and either threatened to leave him or maybe expose him. A witnes saw the Dr arrive an HOUR before Berber so calmly called 911. Just enought time for an argument and murder.

As soon as I heard his 911 recording, I knew he was guilty as hell. You walk into your house, door unlocked, alarm panel broken and blood on the floor, but he "casually" continues to wander around and even when he finds a nude bloody corpse, as he stated himself, he still wasn't Alarmed until he realised it was his wife. Even then he calmly and 'matter of factually' reports it to 911.

Jez, you get the impression he often comes home to bloody floors and corpses all the time. The police ALWAYS polygraph the husband and person who found the body!!! Except for the police in this town - UN bloody believable slackness... I listened to his description several times.

ALL THE KEY SIGNS POLICE LOOK FOR: He found the body, has clear motive (love quadrangle), LIED about time he got home, astoundingly calm 911 call. This was the slackest police work, 2nd only to the Texas Four.

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