Police arrested a Lancaster father for decapitating his children and forcing his other siblings to watch on Wednesday. Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr., 34, of Lancaster, California, is charged and arrested for the murders of his son, 12-year-old Maurice Taylor Jr., and daughter, 13-year-old Malaka Taylor.
Luckily, police arrived at the Taylor residence in the 45000 block of Century Circle after someone reported a gas leak. Authorities were surprised to find the bodies of Maurice and Malaka Taylor on the morning of December 4 in the Lancaster home.
According to NBC Los Angeles, police have already interviewed Taylor’s wife and children but have not released any information. Today, Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr. is held in police custody on a $4.2 billion bail.
The investigation is ongoing.