Man confesses to killing wife, dumping body at Fort Harrison SP

(Provided Photo/Lawrence Police Department)

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) — The husband of a woman found dead Wednesday at Fort Harrison State Park has confessed to her killing, according to the Lawrence Police Department.

The body of Tina M. Moore was found at the park just around noon Wednesday.

A woman walking her dog found the body.

Robert L. Moore, 67, was arrested in connection with his wife’s death. Police say he came to the Lawrence Police Department with a pastor Friday and confessed to the killing.

He says he and his wife had a physical altercation over family issues that ended with him killing her. He told police that he dumped her body at the park Tuesday night.

On Thursday, it was revealed that Moore’s death was a homicide by asphyxiation.

A missing persons report for Moore was filed with the Lawrence Police Department on Wednesday afternoon, a few hours after the body was found. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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