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Nassau County Grand Jury indicts Patrick McDowell for First-Degree Murder in killing of Deputy Moyers

Office of the State Attorney
4th Circuit
October 8, 2021

State Attorney Melissa Nelson announces the return by a Nassau County grand jury today of an indictment charging Patrick McDowell with First-Degree Murder in the killing of Nassau County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Joshua Moyers.

McDowell (S.A. No. 21CF048946AN) is also charged with one count of Injuring or Killing a Police Dog and eight counts of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

The State intends to seek the death penalty.

McDowell will be arraigned on these charges Oct. 21, 2021.

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