Maurice Taylor Sr identified as the suspect arrested for 12-year-boy and 13-year-old girl at a Lancaster home.
34-year-old Maurice Taylor Sr was arrested on Friday December 4, 2020 on suspicion of killing a 12-year-boy and 13-year-old girl at the single-story house, located at, 45300 Century Circle in Lancaster around 7:30 a.m. Friday.
According to reports, firefighters initially responded to reports of a gas leak at the residence. Sheriff’s deputies were then called to the scene where homicide detectives “learned that the deceased male and female both appeared to be suffering from lacerations and stab wounds,” the report said.
One individual at the scene was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.
Investigators questioned a man, a woman and two other children who were also at the home.
Taylor is being held on murder charges in lieu of $2 million bail.
Should you have more information that could be helpful in the investigations, call the Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.