Detectives Capture Murder Suspect for June 8th Homicide

Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 22:51
Location: 1900 Gaslight Lane
Offense: Murder (Penal Code Section 19.02) 1st Degree Felony
Case Number: 1606080177

Corpus Christi Police Homicide Detectives captured 28-year-old Lance Taylor (11/28/1987) at an apartment located at Holly and Weber yesterday afternoon as a suspect for a murder that happened earlier this month.

Corpus Christi Police responded to the 1900 block of Gaslight Lane on June 8, 2016 at 10:51pm after a fisherman found a partially burned lifeless body of an adult woman in an open area near the Oso Bay.

Detectives gathered evidence and information which led them to identify 28-year-old Lance Taylor (11/28/1987) as possibly responsible for the homicide. Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Taylor on  June 17th for murder.

The United States Marshal’s Gulf Coast Fugitives and Violent Offenders Task Force located Taylor at 3942 Holly Road at 4:50pm Monday afternoon as Taylor left an apartment and walked to his truck. The Task Force captured Taylor and delivered Taylor to the city detention center.