A father in Lancaster, California has been charged with killing his 12-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter.
34-year old Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr. was a personal trainer and worked at a physical therapy center. Typically, he worked in Santa Monica but was training via Zoom due to the pandemic. When he didn’t show up for sessions, his clients contacted authorities
Allegedly, when authorities arrived, there were two other young boys, ages 8 and 9, in the home at the time. The abuse charges apply to themTaylor Sr. has been charged with two counts of murder and child abuse
The father is being held for $4.2 million bail while he awaits a Dec. 21 court date. He could face up to 57 years and four months to life if convicted.