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Posted on: September 17, 2015


Harford County State's Attorney Office
Release Date: July 08, 2015
Contact: Joseph I. Cassilly, State's Attorney, 410.638.3500, or Email


Tanasha Siena, of Edgewood, Maryland, was sentenced to servethe maximum of 50 years in prison. Shehad been found guilty of Second Degree Murder and Use of a Handgun in the Commissionof a Crime of Violence by a Harford County jury on April 21, 2015. The victim, George Moore, had lived with Ms.Siena and their two children on Mahonia Way in Edgewood.

On July 3, 2015, Judge Yolanda M. Curtin of the Circuit Courtfor Harford County heard statements from several members of Mr. Moore’s family.His mother Juanita Moore wrote, “I pray every day that I will be able to helphis children. I want to stay healthy so that I can give them the lovethat their parents can’t give them now. When I look at his children, Isee him in them. They are loving children and always ready to helpsomeone.”

His sister, Georgette Moore Milton wrote,“Our family has beencheated. His children have been cheated. We will never see ourlittle brother get married, see his smile or hear his laughter again. Hissons will not have their father to guide them into manhood.”

Mr. Moore had beenemployed as an electrical engineer for NASA at the time of his death, and wasinvolved in the development of research satellites. His co-workers at Goddard Space Flight Centerin Greenbelt, MD presented a statement as well.

“Not only did the Moore family suffer the loss of their son,brother, uncle, and father, but our country suffered the loss of a very giftedengineer whose talents contributed to scientific research that benefitted each andevery one of us,” stated Deputy State’s Attorney Diane Adkins Tobin during thesentencing hearing. The case wasprosecuted by the Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office, Deputy State’sAttorney Diane Adkins Tobin and Assistant State’s Attorney Alison M. Healey,and was investigated by the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.

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