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Taylor sentenced to 49 years in Alex Johnson murder

Just over a month after a jury convicted Mark Taylor of murdering UK chef Alex Johnson, a judge handed Taylor a sentence of 49 years Friday morning.

Timothy Ballard receives 25 year sentence in Johnson murder/kidnapping

The co-defendant in a high-profile Lexington murder case has received his sentence.

Mark Taylor Found Guilty in Murder & Kidnapping of Alex Johnson

After a long day of testimony, the jury took came up with a guilty verdict. Mark Taylor kept a straight face when the judge read aloud the jurors signed verdict. Taylor was found guilty of murder, kidnapping, and tampering with physical evidence in the death of Lexington Chef Alex Johnson.

BREAKING: Guilty verdict in Mark Taylor trial

A jury has found Mark Taylor guilty on multiple charges after 4 hours of deliberation.

Medical Examiner testifies in Day 5 of Taylor murder trial

Trial resumed Monday morning for a man accused of killing University of Kentucky Chef, Alex Johnson in December 2013. Prosecutors called the medical examiner, Dr. Meredith Frame who performed Johnson's autopsy.

Testimony from co-defendant describes last breath from murder victim

The courtroom was quiet Thursday morning as Timothy Ballard, co-defendant in the murder case of Alex Johnson, described the victim's last breath after police say he was beaten in the back of a car.

More evidence, origin of red truck & barrel discussed on third day of Taylor Trial

Testimonies continued Wednesday morning on the third day of the Alex Johnson Murder trial. Robert Mark Taylor is accused of beating the Lexington man to death in 2013, allegedly over issues with Johnson's successful marijuana business.

Trial begins for accused killer of UK chef Alex Johnson

Opening statements which included graphic descriptions and demonstrations of how Alex Johnson was killed in 2013 kicked off the trial for a Lexington man accused in the UK chef's kidnapping and murder.

UPDATE: Trial Today for man accused of killing Lex. resident

Robert Markham Taylor had his status hearing today, regarding evidence prosecutors want to submit in next week’s trial.

Guilty plea in 2014 kidnapping & murder case

A man accused in the kidnapping of Alex Johnson in 2014 has accepted a plea deal.

Mourners gather for Kentucky trooper’s funeral

Police officers are converging on a Kentucky church for the funeral of a state trooper who was shot to death during a high-speed chase.

Trial Date Set For Murder Of Alex Johnson

A trial date was set Friday for the two suspects accused in the death of Alex Johnson.

UPDATE: Vigil Held For Injured Firefighters In Campbellsville

A prayer vigil was held Thursday night at Campbellsville University for four firefighters who were injured earlier in the day during an ice bucket challenge involving the school's band.

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 Seeking Death Penalty For Mark Taylor

Two men charged in a high profile Lexington kidnapping and murder were back before a judge this morning.

Attorney Says Witnesses Called 911 To Report Alex Johnon’s Abduction

An attorney for Alex Johnson's parents says two witnesses called 911 to report a man being beaten in a car outside Alex Johnson's home.

UPDATE: Suspects In Lexington Kidnapping & Murder Plead Not Guilty

Two men told a Lexington judge Thursday that they were not guilty in a high-profile kidnapping and murder.

UPDATE: Mark Taylor Pleads Not Guilty In Lexington Murder

Mark Taylor, who is accused of kidnapping and murdering Alex Johnson of Lexington, pleaded not guilty to his charges Wednesday afternoon.

UPDATE: New Details Released About Alex Johnson Murder

Timothy Ballard admitted to police that he watched Mark Taylor beat Johnson to death, court documents said.

UPDATE: Suspect In Lexington Murder Brought Back From TX

A suspect in a high profile murder investigation was brought back to Kentucky from Texas. Robert Markham Taylor was booked at the Fayette County Jail Tuesday night.

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