“They left my cousin dead in a burning car”: family of Senora Taylor, 25, speak out


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The family of Senora Taylor, 25, speak out Thursday, September 23. The woman was found dead in a burning car.

It’s a big blow to the Taylor family. The mother of two, murdered.

“Just in disbelief I didn’t think anyone would hurt my baby’s mother, hurt Senora so that she couldn’t go back to the children,” Deondre Shackelford said. He is the father of Taylor’s children.

On Tuesday evening, September 21, the Milwaukee Fire Department received a call regarding a suspicious car fire near the 16th and Cleveland. Crews found a body on the passenger side of the car after putting out the fire.

“They left my cousin dead in a burning car, it’s sad,” said Robin Taylor. She is Senora’s cousin.

Broken glass and debris are still left on the premises. The street is now a constant reminder of Señora’s last moments.

“It’s like amazing, like amazing. It’s not real but I know it’s real,” said Shoneise Taylor, Senora’s mother.

She says her daughter was a genuine person and that she loved her children unconditionally.

“A good mother, I miss my daughter very much, my oldest, my only daughter,” said Shoneise.

“This is not a call of duty, no big car theft. You all take people’s lives and you just don’t care,” Robin said.

The family is now asking the public to help reassure themselves.

“If you know something or saw something, please go ahead and say something. If you knew my daughter, you knew she was a good person, that shouldn’t happen, say – us something, please help us, “said Shoneise.

Senora is survived by an 8 year old daughter and a 4 year old son.

Police are still trying to find out what caused the fire and the events leading up to the incident.

Please call Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS for any information. Your call is always anonymous.