Autopsy released of triple slaying victims in Wayne Co.

December 31, 2015


WAYNE COUNTY, Miss - The Wayne County Coroner, David Pugh, released the autopsy results of the three victims that were brutally murdered in Waynesboro.


Sonya Taylor, Lloyd Taylor, and Jamie Gardner all died from a gun shot wound to the head, Pugh says.


Investigators found Sonya dead in her home on Deham Progress Road. Lloyd and Gardner were burned a few miles away from Sonya's home off road in a car.


William Miller, 27, of Alabama is accused of killing the three victims on Dec 8.


Miller is currently in the Wayne County jail and is charged with 3 counts of murder with a 1 million dollar bond each. Arson 3 and sexual battery set at $500,000 bond, malicious mischief and possession of a firearm at $300,000 bond.



Officers closed in on Miller on Boyles Road after a statewide manhunt.



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