Hinds County Death Penalty

By: Renee' LaSalle
By: Renee' LaSalle

A Hinds County man has been sentenced to death for the 1994 rape and murder of his girlfriends 5 year old daughter.

Eric Moffett, 31, is the first person to be sentence to death in Hinds County in eight years. An April 26th execution date has been set. The child's mother cried hysterically on the stand during the penalty phase of the trial.


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