Supervisors approve Nathen Taylor reward offer

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a motion to offer a $20,000 reward in exchange for any information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Nathen Taylor.

During the early morning hours of April 21, 2012, former Army Sergeant Nathen Taylor was shot and killed while seated in his parked vehicle in the 700 block of West Avenue H-7 in Lancaster.

Upon their arrival, Sheriff’s personnel discovered that Taylor had sustained several gunshot wounds to his upper torso. Taylor was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Taylor is not a documented gang member.

The Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau is seeking assistance from the public with information that may aid in their investigation of this crime. At a press conference on May 17, Taylor’s family also pleaded with the public for any information that would lead to the capture of those responsible for their loved one’s murder.

Anyone with information on the murder of Nathen Taylor is urged to contact Sergeant Richard Garcia or Detective Mitch Robison at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be given at the “Crime Stoppers” hotline at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

Taylor’s family has established a memorial fund. Those wishing to make a donation can visit any Antelope Valley Bank branch and request to donate funds to the Memorial Fund for Former Army Sgt. Nathen Taylor. Wire transfers or donations from out of state can also be made using the following routing account and savings account numbers – 122003396(routing #) and 3010473552 (savings acct #).

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  1 comment for “Supervisors approve Nathen Taylor reward offer

  1. S. Parker
    May 22, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    This young man was an example for his generation, and to lose his life this way is a tragedy of epic proportions! I really hope they find his killers. It’s always the great ones whose lives are cut short. My condolences to the Taylor family.

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