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Posted: March 04, 2018

Construction worker convicted of killing woman who refused to accept $8 for sex

Felix Shirley (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)
Fulton County Sheriff's Office
Felix Shirley (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

By Raisa Habersham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. —

Felix Shirley offered Misha Moore $8 in exchange for sex – but when Moore said it wasn’t enough, Shirley beat and killed her, prosecutors said.

On Friday, a jury convicted Shirley of murder in the Jan. 10, 2017, killing, The Fulton County, Georgia, District Attorney’s Office said. 

Shirley had just ended his shift working on Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium when 27-year-old Moore approached him and offered him sex in exchange for money, Fulton district attorney spokeswoman Nakell Williams said in a news release. 

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The two walked toward Underground Atlanta, where Shirley handed Moore $8. 

When she told him it was “not enough,” Shirley reportedly grabbed Moore and threw her against a wall. She fell to the ground and Shirley kicked and stomped on her, authorities said. Shirley then pulled out a .22 caliber revolver and shot Moore in her face and neck, authorities said.

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The slaying was captured on Underground Atlanta’s surveillance video. Moore’s body was eventually found lying at the bottom of a stairwell by two Underground Atlanta Mall security officers. 

Shirley was sentenced to life in prison, plus five years. 


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