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Circumstantial evidence sufficient for murder conviction (access required)

The commonwealth presented sufficient circumstantial evidence to convict appellant of second-degree murder. Background Christian, the murder victim, was an elementary school teacher. When she failed to appear for work on Sept. 4, 1981, a coworker called her father, who went to her apartment and discovered her body. He called the police. Several witnesses testified at appellant Moore’s trial. ...