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California Couple Decapitates Two Older Kids, Pleads Not Responsible

A pair charged with murdering their two older kids by decapitating them have pleaded not responsible to homicide and baby abuse. 

On Wednesday, Maurice Jewel Taylor, Sr., 35, and Natalie Sumiko Brothwell, 45, pleaded not responsible to homicide in a Los Angeles courtroom. Taylor and Brothwell have been accused of murdering Maurice, Jr., 12, and Maliaka, 13.

The information outlet reported that the mother and father stabbed the youngsters to demise inside their Lancaster, California house on November 29, 2020. After they murdered Maurice and Maliaka, Taylor and Brothwell demanded that the youthful siblings have a look at their deceased brother and sister. The pair additionally withheld meals from the frightened kids and compelled them to remain in a bed room for a number of days. 

When authorities arrived on the house in early December, the our bodies have been nonetheless inside the home. 

Taylor, Sr., was initially arrested in December 2020 and Brothwell was arrested at her house in Tucson, Arizona, in September 2021. Not solely have been the couple charged with homicide, however in addition they have been indicted on two felony counts of kid abuse below circumstances prone to trigger nice bodily hurt or demise on the subject of their then eight and nine-year-old sons. 

Questions on Taylor’s psychological well being arose in 2020, stopping the case from transferring ahead. Final yr, courtroom proceedings have been reinstated. 

There isn’t a info regarding Brothwell’s job, however FOX11 reported that Taylor labored as a bodily therapist. Because of the pandemic, he had been doing digital classes, and his shoppers turned involved and reached out to the police after he did not report back to work. 

The pair is presently incarcerated and has a $4.2 million bail. On February 15, Brothwell and Taylor are scheduled to look in a California courtroom.

If Taylor is convicted of decapitating his kids, he can spend the remainder of his life behind bars. It has not been decided if Brothwell faces the identical destiny.



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