Kristian Taylor charged with 2013 murder of Shawntina Burpo in same gang war that killed Tyshawn Lee

By RUMMANA HUSSAIN Chicago Sun-Times A purported gang member was ordered held without bond Thursday for the 2013 murder of Shawntina Burpo, which was tied to the same gang rivalry that claimed the life of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee. Kristian Taylor’s attorney, Michael Oppenheimer, said Burpo’s shooting death was “tangentially” connected to Tyshawn’s, while maintaining his … Read more →

Kristian Taylor

  • Arrested: April 6, 2016
  • Age: 29
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Suspected in the Sept. 19, 2013 death of Shawntina Denise Burpo.

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