Suspect Named in Death of Timothy Bernard Moore
January 2, 2018--On 12/24/2017 shortly after 3:00 pm the body of 27 year old Timothy
Bernard Moore of Belhaven was discovered on a dirt road off of Beach Ridge Road
in Belhaven. A passing motorist made the discovery and reported it to the
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Investigators responded to the scene
and began their investigation. After processing the scene for over 7 hours,
Investigators recovered over 30 pieces of physical evidence believed to be
associated with the crime. Preliminary findings indicate Moore was shot; however,
an autopsy is being performed today to determine the exact cause of death.
Sheriff’s Investigators have worked through the holidays interviewing Moore’s friends, family and anyone who may have come in contact with him in the hours prior to his death.
On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Beaufort County Investigators were granted a
warrant charging 23 year old Jayquwan Lamar Newmones with an open count of
Murder for the shooting death of Timothy Bernard Moore. Newmones is also
charged with one count each of Robbery With a Dangerous Weapon and Felony
Larceny of a Motor Vehicle. Newmones is approximately 5”-5” tall and his
whereabouts are unknown at this time. The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office
along with other local Law Enforcement agencies are actively searching for him.
The Beaufort County Crime Stoppers Board has approved a $1,000.00 reward for
any information leading to his location and arrest. Anyone who knows the
whereabouts of Jayquwan Lamar Newmones is asked to call the Beaufort County
Sheriff’s Office at 252-946-7111 or Beaufort County Crime Stoppers at 252-974-