Son taken into custody for stepfather’s fatal stabbing

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — According to Lieutenant Sean Edwards of the Birmingham Police Department, detectives are conducting a homicide investigation after an incident occurred on Friday, July 1 in the 8100 block of Rugby Avenue.

Tyrone Taylor, 49, was the victim. The witness, Reginald Mott, stated that he saw Taylor fighting two black male suspects. Mott stated that the suspects must have stabbed Taylor, who is his stepfather.

Lieutenant Edwards reports that upon further investigation, evidence suggests that a struggle took place between Taylor and Mott and that Mott’s story was fabricated. Mott has been taken into custody.

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