Sisters ordered to pay 20,000 after suspect fails to show up for murder trial

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March 29, 2011

The sisters of a fugitive murder suspect paid $20,000 for failing to ensure he turned up for his trial.
Senior Justice Jon Isaacs ordered Miriam Bain and Louise McPhee to pay two-thirds of the $30,000 bail that they signed for their brother Livingston Taylor. The sisters had to get a bank loan to meet the obligation because the homes that they put up as security were still mortgaged.
Taylor, 46, is accused of the October 7, 2007 murder of Sylvia Agnes Cates in Rock Sound, Eleuthera, during a home invasion robbery.
Prosecutors allege Taylor broke into Cates’ home, robbed her of her 2000 Isuzu Rodeo at knife-point and killed her.
Cates’ bruised and stabbed body was found on he ...

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News date : 03/29/2011    Category : Nassau Guardian Stories

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