CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN) -- The man accused of robbing 78-year-old Frank Moore at a Clovis shopping center has been charged with homicide after Moore passed away from his injuries.
Clovis Police say 37-year-old Joseph Wright had one count of homicide charged against him by the Fresno County District Attorney's office Monday at a preliminary hearing.
Wright is accused of robbing and beating Moore at a Clovis shopping center's parking lot on December 30, 2022.
On January 11, 2023, the family of Moore confirmed his death to Action News.
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Moore was known for stopping at the Dollar Tree at Herndon and Clovis to pick up a newspaper every morning.
Witnesses in the area told Clovis police officers that Moore was attacked, hit over the head, and left lying on the ground.
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Now, Wright is facing six felony charges including homicide, battery, assault and elder abuse.