Left: Rawny Alvarez Taylor Right: DeMarkus Taylor

Parents of 4-year-old girl charged with murder

ClarksvilleNow.com Reporting
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – Arianna Taylor, age 4, was found dead in her home at 1460 Dotsonville Rd, lot 8, on July 12th, 2013.

According to a press release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), an autopsy was performed by the State of Tennessee Medical Examiner’s Office. The Medical Examiner determined that Arianna died as a result of multiple blunt force traumas, and ruled her death a homicide.

MCSO began an investigation into Arianna’s death immediately. This ongoing investigation, led by Inv. Julie Webb, has been very active, and has resulted in the indictment of Arianna’s parents, DeMarkus Taylor, and Rawny Alvarez Taylor. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has assisted in the investigation.

DeMarkus Taylor is charged with:
First Degree Felony Murder, Aggravated Child Abuse x’s 3, and False Reports.
His bond is set at $250,000.

Rawny Taylor is charged with:
First Degree Felony Murder, Aggravated Child Abuse x’s 3, and False Reports.
Her bond is set at $250,000.