Sidney Moorer released from jail Wednesday afternoon

CONWAY, SC (WBTW) – Sidney Moorer was officially released from J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Moorer is accused of kidnapping Heather Elvis who disappeared in December 2013 and hasn’t been seen since.

A judge issued an order in March of 2014 preventing Moorer and the State from talking about the kidnapping case, but the a judge decided Moorer violated that order.

Moorer reached out to News13 following the second day of his kidnapping trial in June. He said he wanted to speak on the prosecution’s presentation of surveillance video showing him buying a pregnancy test on the night Elvis disappeared. Prosecutors suggested throughout the trial that Moorer kidnapped Elvis because she was pregnant.

On July 29, Moorer was sentenced to five months in jail for violating the gag order. He was taken into custody immediately following the hearing and served one day shy of two months of the sentence.

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