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Randy Taylor Sentenced to Two Life Terms Video included

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 10:46 PM

A judge sentenced Randy Taylor to two life sentences for the abduction and murder of Nelson teen Alexis Murphy. More>>

Randy Taylor Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Video included

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The man found guilty of abducting and killing a Nelson County teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing an ATV and a dirt bike. More>>

Randy Taylor Found Guilty of Abduction & Murder Video included

Updated: May 08, 2014 11:26 PM

A jury found Randy Taylor guilty of murder in the commission of an abduction and abduction with intent to defile after six hours of deliberation in Nelson County Circuit Court Thursday. More>>

Randy Taylor Seeks New Trial in a Different County

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The man convicted of abducting and killing Alexis Murphy says he plans to seek a new trial in a different county. More>>

Alexis Murphy's Family Speaks out on Randy Taylor Guilty Verdict Video included

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Alexis Murphy's family says justice has been served with the jury's decision to convict Randy Taylor of abduction and murder Thursday. More>>

NBC29 In Depth: The search for Alexis Murphy

Alexis Murphy was last seen on Aug. 3 at a gas station in Lovingston, Va. An extensive search was conducted, but Murphy was not found.

Authorities arrested Randy Taylor on Aug. 11, and charged him in relation to the case. Taylor admits to being with Murphy on Aug. 3, but points to another person.

After a 5 day trial, he was found guilty of first-degree murder and abduction and sentenced to two life terms. In a last-ditch effort he asked for a 20-year sentence in exchange for info leading to Murphy's body. The family declined.

 
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