Lubbock Police Need Your Help Searching For Murder Suspect
The Lubbock Police Department's Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit is asking for the public's help in finding Christopher Carter. Carter is suspected of murdering 18-year-old Lakaria Moore. Moore was reported missing on May 21st, on May 22nd police found Moore's remains in the area of Carter's vehicle according to a press release from the Lubbock Police Department.
Authorities urge the public to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000 with any information they have about the whereabouts of Christopher Carter. Lubbock Police warn the public not to approach Morel and that he should be considered armed and dangerous.
According to the Lubbock Police Department, here is timeline of their investigation so far.
Lubbock Police were called to the 2100 block of North Jayton Avenue at 9:03 p.m. on May 21st, for a report of a missing person. 18-year-old Lakaria Moore was entered into a national database
as a Missing Person-Endangered.
Through the initial course of the investigation, it was determined Moore was last seen with 39-
year-old Christopher Carter.
On May 22nd, the Lubbock Police Department’s Major Crimes unit was provided information on
the location of Carter’s vehicle, which was outside city limits near North County Road 3000 and
East County Road 6650.
METRO, along with Major Crimes investigators, responded to the area and located the body of a deceased female possibly related to the investigation.
Shortly after the discovery of the vehicle and the body, LPD Officers and investigators also
responded to a residence in the 2400 block of East 5th Street, which was believed to be related
to the investigation. A search warrant was later executed at the residence.
On May 23rd the remains found in East Lubbock were identified as Moore. Based on the
information, METRO was able to obtain a Murder warrant for Christopher Carter.
Please contact authorities if you have seen or know where Carter is.