Joseph Jordan Taylor, the son of Hole in the Wall Gang surfer and surf shop owner John Reid Taylor guilty in failed murder-for hire plot.
(Orange County district attorney’s office)
A Californian that has come out is a premonition of Orange County surfing dynasty, pleaded guilty to a knotty murder-for-hire plot against his former sister-in-law, according to reports.
Joseph Jordan Taylor, the son of Hole in the Wall Gang surfer and surf shop owner John Reid Taylor — copped costs Tuesday that he tried to hire undercover police officers for $12,000 for the killing of the woman, the OC Register reported.
Taylor, 32, paid the undercover agents thousands of dollars as an advance payment in 2015, telling them that the murder of his brother, ex it should look like a “robbery gone bad.”
He wanted her erased with an edge of a custody hearing over her children, the Los Angeles Times reported in 2016.
“He said that he never wanted to see her again,” Huntington Beach police Detective Trent Story earlier testified during a court hearing. “He claimed he wanted her to hurt really bad.”
Joseph Jordan Taylor pleaded guilty to attempted murder and solicitation to commit murder. He faces 23 years to life in prison at his sentencing March 27.
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