Tuesday morning top stories: Lubbock police find body ‘possibly related’ to missing 18-year-old

Published: May. 23, 2023 at 6:37 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - On Daybreak Today,

Lubbock police have found a body “possibly related” to the disappearance of 18-year-old Lakaria Moore.

  • Police were called to the 2100 block of North Jayton Avenue on Sunday just after 9 p.m., that’s when they were told the teen was missing
  • Officials gathered enough evidence to enter her into the national database, saying she was possibly in danger.
  • Investigators located a vehicle yesterday evening they thought to be related to Moore’s disappearance.
  • Authorities also found a body of a woman in the area of the vehicle, but did not give further details on her identity.

LSO: Man charged after trying to leave Blazing Bouncers with 13-year-old.

  • On Sunday afternoon, deputies with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office were called to Blazing Bouncers at 11401 Hwy. 87 Frontage Road for reports of a suspicious person.
  • Investigators were told an older Hispanic man entered the business and reportedly approached a 13-year-old girl, wrapped his arm around her and asked her to go outside with him.
  • The employee spoke with the man, keeping him inside the building, until law enforcement could arrive.
  • 60-year-old Raul Chavez was arrested and charged with Unlawful Restraint Less than 17 years of age.
  • He is currently being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.

Lubbock Co. commissioners ‘excited’ about possible new medical examiner’s office

  • Lubbock county commissioners are planning to build the new office in north Lubbock County near the detention center.
  • The court initially approved 10 million dollars in federal funding for that construction.
  • The commissioners are currently working on the funding to get it up and running.
  • Once it is completed, the building will also be available for our surrounding counties, but until the budget is solidified, there is no opening date.

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