PHOENIX — Authorities have charged another man with murder in the killing of 21-year-old Taylorlyn Nelson, whose body was found in Lake Pleasant.
Court documents show 26-year-old Maxx James Bowe, the brother of the Nelson’s boyfriend, now faces a first-degree murder charge and another count of kidnapping resulting in death.
Authorities found Nelson’s body in July, four months after she went missing.
Police say investigators found blood evidence indicating foul play in the trailer where Nelson lived with her boyfriend, 27-year-old Kodi Bowe, and that additional evidence led detectives to the Lake Pleasant area. Police allege Maxx James Bowe held Nelson down while Kodi Bowe shot her.
Maxx James Bowe initially faced charges of hindering prosecution. A 51-year-old woman was also arrested in the case.