LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Neighbors and a good friend told police that murder suspect Kemaya Taylor had been acting surprisingly in the days in advance of her arrest right after her two daughters were being discovered locked in a very hot bed room.
A 5-calendar year-outdated woman died, and her 2-year-outdated sister was rescued.
In accordance to Taylor’s arrest report, a close friend of hers turned worried when “she been given a textual content from Taylor that she perceived as a vague suicidal threat.” The buddy asked for a welfare examine on June 16, and officers went to the dwelling but couldn’t discover Taylor or her kids.
On June 28, law enforcement officers produced make contact with with Taylor and reported her house was in “complete disarray” and that it appeared Taylor “was struggling from some kind of mental health issues,” the report said. The officers took Taylor into custody, searched the home and arrived across a locked bed room door upstairs.
The officers kicked the doorway open and found the two girls. The youthful woman was standing subsequent to the mattress and the 5-calendar year-outdated was on the bed unresponsive. 1 of the officers commenced CPR on the youngster until eventually healthcare personnel arrived and pronounced the female useless.
The report reported the air conditioning in the property was not on and “the temperature in the bedroom felt exponentially hotter than the relaxation of the residence.” Though the home’s thermostat browse 95 degrees, the temperature in the bedroom bought up to 101 levels. In addition, a humidifier was turned on in the max place.
Just after Taylor was taken into custody and seated in the again of a patrol motor vehicle, she began producing utterances, like indicating, “It was a necessary sacrifice,” and insisting on staying taken to an “insane asylum.”
Neighbors also advised police they overheard her say “I killed it” and she claimed to be “the son of Jacob.”
Two days prior to Taylor’s arrest, neighbors mentioned Taylor was acting strangely. At one particular point, she sat in the driveway keeping her children wrapped in blankets in the middle of the day when it was sizzling. She experienced also been viewed throwing rocks at cars and breaking a truck’s window with a kitchen area mixer.
Taylor faces a murder charge along with two counts of felony baby abuse.
Her youthful daughter was taken by Little one Protecting Providers. Taylor is expected in courtroom on July 15.