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Taylor facing murder charges

Monte Cortez Taylor

On November 16 at 5:03 p.m., officers of the Humboldt Police Department were dispatched to North 18th Ave. in reference to a domestic assault with injuries.

Upon arrival, officers found Jennifer C. Barr, a 45-year-old white female of Humboldt, deceased. Also located at the scene was Monte Cortez Taylor, a 37-year-old black male from Humboldt.

Taylor has been charged with first degree murder and is being held at the Gibson County Criminal Complex. His bond has been set at $500,000.

This is an on-going investigation and anyone who may have any information is asked to call the Humboldt Police Department at 731-784-1322.

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  1. THERESA CARPENTER on November 26, 2018 at 9:55 pm

    The victim of this crime was a wonderful woman, and mother to 3 young boys. Jennifer was full of life and love. She was a friend to all, sweet, caring, trusting, and very giving. She in no way would ever deserve such a death. Now there are 3 boys out there that no longer have a mother because of this man. The world and our lives will be a lonelier place without her it them. Please pray for her family that now have to say goodbye to our sister, friend, daughter, and mother.

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