Mistrial called in murder case

Facing possible death penalty; Taylor’s trial now set for November

The capital murder trial of Jonathan Michael Taylor was continued in March after his co-defendant Nadiya Diane Walker agreed to plead guilty and testify against him. Taylor’s murder trial two weeks ago ended in a mistrial over some missing or misplaced evidence and Escambia County District Attorney Steve Billy said Taylor’s murder trial will be reset for November.

Taylor and Walker were both charged capital murder in the March 15, 2015 killing of Cory Brian Moncrief.

Prior to selecting a jury for Taylor’s trial in March, defense attorney Earnie White learned that Walker had reached an agreemen...