Lithonia Man Charged After Wife's Body Found

The body of Anisa Taylor was found inside a car at Salem Park.

Valance Taylor is charged in the death of his wife. Credit: DeKalb Police Dept.
Valance Taylor is charged in the death of his wife. Credit: DeKalb Police Dept.

A man reported his wife was missing, but when police found her body in a car, they arrested him on murder charges. 

Valance Devon Taylor, 42, of Lithonia, is in DeKalb Jail without bond after the body of Anisa Taylor was discovered Tuesday afternoon inside a car at Salem Park. 

Taylor told police his 34-year-old wife had been missing more than 24 hours, according to WSB, but his story raised suspicion.

Christine Anderson January 11, 2014 at 12:46 AM
I purchased this cookbook just now. I'm glad to know the purchase may help in some small wah, and I will think of Anisa every time I consult her cookbook. She was so passionate about healthh eating and was and continues to be an inspiration for so many people.
Kevin Madigan January 11, 2014 at 04:39 PM
See the article 'Online Fund Started for Slain Lithonia Author' now on Patch for an update and a link to the new donation site. I would put a link to it right here but it's not working...
Callieweems January 11, 2014 at 07:36 PM
Thank you Christine, also Kevin thank you so much. I will update you when I have the updated info on how to make any donation. Thank you again!!!
Callieweems January 13, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Hello Kevin here's the info for the memorial fundraiser for Anisa Patton Taylor: Anisa Patton Taylor was a beautiful soul taken too early from us. She has 4 children that now need our support please consider a $10 donation for her funeral expenses and her children's support https://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/anisa-patton-taylor-memorial-fund/125156/donate#pp Thank you!!


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