'They left my cousin dead in a burning car:' Family of 25-year-old Senora Taylor speaks out
It's a deep cut to the heart for the Taylor family. The mother of two, murdered.
"Just in disbelief, I didn't think anyone would harm my baby's mother, harm Senora in no way that she could not return to the kids," Deondre Shackelford said. He is the father of Taylor's children.
Tuesday night, Sept. 21, the Milwaukee Fire Department got a call about a suspicious car fire near 16th and Cleveland. Crews found a body on the passenger side of the car after they put out the fire.
"They left my cousin dead in a burning car, it's sad," Robin Taylor said. She is Senora's cousin.
Broken glass and debris are still left at the scene. The street is now a constant reminder of Senora's last moments.
"This is like unbelievable, like unbelievable. It's not real but I know it's real," Shoneise Taylor said, Senora's mother.
She says her daughter was a genuine person and loved her children unconditionally.
"A good mother, I miss my daughter very much, my eldest child, my only daughter," Shoneise said.
"This ain't no call of duty, no grand theft auto. Y'all taking peoples' lives and just not caring," Robin said.
The family is now asking the public to help put their minds at ease.
"If you know anything or seen anything, please come forward and say something. If you knew my daughter, you knew she was a good person, this shouldn't happened, tell us something, please help us," Shoneise said.
Senora leaves behind an 8-year-old daughter and a 4-year-old son.
Police are still working to find out what caused the fire and the events leaving up to the incident.
Please call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS with any information. Your call is always anonymous.