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Charges in Biancosino/Pickel murders
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An investigation by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police and consultation with the Chatham County District Attorney's Office has led to murder charges against a Savannah man in a 2012 double homicide.

Walter Terry Moon, 32, of the 1500 block of East 50th Street, was charged this past Friday with the murders of Michael Biancosino and Emily Pickels in the early morning hours of Sept. 1, 2012.

Detectives said on March 27, 2013, they had identified Sidney Ashley Grant as the gunman who fired upon the white Buick the couple was in about 3 a.m.

Grant, 32, was the suspect in the shootings before he was found shot to death March 16 on Indian Street in front of Club Frozen by officers responding to a shooting call.

Police announced at that time that they were continuing to search for others involved in the case.

Moon was being held in the Chatham County Detention Center on other charges when he was served with the murder warrants.

He has a history of arrests stemming back to July 1998 when he was 18. Charges have ranged from robbery to carrying concealed weapons with altered IDs to obstruction, illegal drug possession and sales, aggravated assault and probation violation.

He most recently had been sentenced to in 2009 to 10 years in prison for several charges, including aggravated assault, batter and obstruction of a police officer.

He began his sentence in 2009 and was released in 2012. Prior to that he served two years and six months for a 2001 conviction on weapons charges.

• The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team (CNT) is seeking the public's assistance in locating a wanted person. 

CNT is seeking 39-year-old Khadija Nicole Brown of Savannah in connection with a two month long CNT investigation during which time Brown sold cocaine from her eastside Savannah home. 

Brown is described as a black female, 5ft, 02in in height, 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Brown also has a distinct horizontal scar located at the base of her neck. 

Brown's last known addresses are 1136 E. 53rd Street and 1128 E. 54th Street in Savannah.

Anyone with information concerning Brown's whereabouts is asked to call CNT at 912-652-3900 or CrimeStoppers at 912-234-2020 where callers can remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward. 

• Police are investigating the discovery of human remains in west Chatham County the morning of Dec. 20.

A fisherman reported finding the remains near Kings Ferry Park on the Ogeechee River about 11 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

A confidential Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.