Chivalry Moore had been in a standoff with deputies for five hours after authorities were called to his father's house to do a welfare check, WNCN reported. Authorities said Moore allegedly told a friend he had killed a family member, and that person called police, the television station reported. Chivalry Moore was shot during the standoff, WNCN reported. He was arrested and charged in his father's death after he was released from a hospital Saturday night, WRAL reported.
According to a search warrant obtained by several media outlets, Moore had sent photos to a co-worker at a UPS facility in Kinston of a body with multiple stab wounds that had "already started the stages of decomposition." He also sent two photos that showed "a bloody floor and wall," WNCN reported.