Heaven Taylor Death – Heaven Taylor of Chicago, Illinois, a 10th-grade student at the UCAN Academy South passed away tragically on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023. She was 16 years old at the time of her death. Heaven was killed following a tragic incident that took place in Downtown Chicago Tuesday night. The news of her unexpected death left her family, friends, classmates, and the entire UCAN Academy sad and devastated. She will be deeply missed by all who know her.
What was Heaven Taylor’s cause of death?
Around 11:28 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, Chicago Police responded to reports of a dispute and a stabbing beneath the Van Buren & Wabash CTA Green line stop. Upon arrival, they saw Heaven lying on the ground suffering from two chest stab wounds. After being taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, she was declared deceased. According to CPD, Heaven went downtown with some friends, got into a physical fight with another woman, and before the other woman could flee, she took out a knife and stabbed Heaven.
18-year-old Egypt Otis was arrested on Wednesday, October 4th by a member of the Chicago Police Department in the 0-100 block of N. Kildare Ave. She was placed in custody and was charged with one felony count and first-degree murder. If you have any information on this homicide, you can contact Chicago Police 1st District at (312)745-4290 or go to CPDTIP.COM to remain anonymous.
About Heaven Taylor
Taylor was enrolled in UCAN Academy South, a South Side alternative school, for the tenth grade. Taylor’s principal described her as having vibrant red hair and a big, bold attitude. Taylor adored coloring and drawing, she added. A devoted family and a 2-year-old boy are left behind by heaven. She was pursuing her schooling, concentrating on her goals, and making plans for her approaching birthday.
When a shooting broke out in November last year, Heaven’s own mother Clayton, and her oldest son were outside a South Side McDonald’s. Clayton’s son Rodney James Strong, 29, was shot in the body, and she sustained a bullet wound to her right forearm. Clayton’s arm still has three screws and a pin from the gunshot. Strong was transferred to Oak Lawn’s Christ Medical Center, where authorities said he had passed away.
The family will release Heaven Taylor’s obituary and funeral arrangements at a later date.
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