Timothy Carson Charged For The Stabbing Homicide Of Dezjon Taylor, Both 15

Taylor was stabbed once in the heart by Carson during an altercation at Bradford High School in Kenosha County.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

April 29, 2017

Kenosha, WI – On Friday, Timothy “Tim” Carson, 15, was charged with 2nd-degree intentional homicide for the stabbing of Dezjon Taylor, 15, at the Bradford High School on Tuesday, Taylor died at Children’s Hospital on Friday, just after 11:00 a.m. from the injury. According to the criminal complaint, Taylor and Carson both freshmen at Bradford got into an altercation and Carson apparently stabbed Taylor with a knife once in the heart. Taylor immediately notified a teacher that Carson had stabbed him. Carson denied that he had stabbed Taylor and went to his classroom. A onduty Kenosha police officer at the school attempted to stop the bleeding from Taylor’s chest. Taylor was transferred to a local hospital for treatment, but died on Friday from his injury to the heart.
Carson was taken into custody on Tuesday and a knife was recovered from a trash can at the school. Carson appeared in court on Friday and was charged as an adult, a cash bond of $250,000 was set. If Carson is convicted, he is facing up to 60 years in prison. Next court appearance will be on May 12 for a preliminary hearing.

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