Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty For Mark Taylor

Two men charged in a high profile Lexington kidnapping and murder were back before a judge this morning. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Mark Taylor.
Timothy Ballard is also charged in the case.  They’re accused of kidnapping and beating 32-year old Alex Johnson to death.
The UK chef’s body was found stuffed in a barrel in the Kentucky River in January. Taylor and Ballard have pleaded not guilty. They’re due back in court in august.

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