Boaz Murderer and Robber up for Parole Soon

A Valley family who lost a loved one in a violent robbery and murder is preparing for an upcoming parole hearing.

It's a story from our news partner, the Sand Mountain Reporter.

It's been nearly ten years since Joyce Moore was beaten to death while closing for the day at the convenience store where she worked.

Rick Belisle and Annette Belisle were later arrested and charged with the crime.

Rick Belisle was sentenced to death on a capital murder charge.

Annette Belisle testified against her former husband and received a lesser sentence of 20 years in prison.

She's up for parole January 13, and Joyce Moore's family is going to be there.

To read more about this story, you can pick up a copy of the Sand Mountain Reporter.