Walton Woman Charged with Manslaughter Following Suspected Overdose Death

An arrest was made Tuesday during a traffic stop in Boone County.

Jennifer Moore. Photo provided.

(Boone County, Ky.) – A Walton women has been charged with manslaughter following a suspected overdose death of a 29-year-old man.

Jennifer Moore, 38, was identified as the person who allegedly trafficked in heroin/fentanyl to the deceased on November 18. Investigators confirmed that the deceased accepted narcotics from Moore and that she brought her you child to his home in Burlington when making the delivery.

In addition, investigators say the deceased had not left his home once the delivery was made, and that no other person delivered anything to his home.

Moore was taken into custody on Tuesday after a patrol deputy observed her speeding on the interstate. She was placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant.

During the traffic stop, Moore was allegedly found in possession of a small amount of suspected heroin/fentanyl. She was transported to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office where she allegedly confessed to trafficking narcotics to the deceased.

Moore is charged with Manslaughter 2nd Degree, Endangering the Welfare of Minor, Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Offense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl Derivatives) as well Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree, 1st Offense (Heroin) and Speeding 9 MPH Over Limit (Limited Access).

She is currently held at the Boone County Detention Center on a $500,000 cash bond.

More from Local News


RCCF Names Mason Schutte as 2023 Lilly Scholarship Recipient

Schutte is a senior at East Central High School.

Lt. Gov. Crouch, IHCDA Announce Participants for 2023 My Community, My Vision Initiative

The Batesville Mayor's Youth Council and Ripley County Youth Outreach have been selected to participate.

Twelve Local High School Football Stars, Three Coaches Earn All-State Honors

The IFCA recently announced their All-State Teams and Coaches of the Year.

Local Sports Report - December 2-3, 2022

Report missing high school sports scores and stats to news@eaglecountryonline.com.

Beacon Ortho: Keeping Your Spine Healthy This Winter

As the days get shorter and we spend more time indoors, anyone can do simple exercises to stretch and strengthen our bodies.

On Air

Off Air playing
Brooks & Dunn - X - Won't Be Christmas Without You

Old Dominion and Kenny Chesney Beer with My Friends 19:24
Billy Ray Cyrus Could've Been Me 19:20
Chris Young Voices 19:17
Travis Tritt Best of Intentions 19:10