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Man convicted of shooting TV weather man found dead in JC park

March 20th, 2013 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Johnson City man convicted of shooting a local TV weatherman with a crossbow last year in their home killed himself Wednesday at a city park, according to a police report.

Gerald Taylor, 54, 121 Lynn Road, was found inside a vehicle unconscious in Winged Deer Park around 11:10 a.m., according to the report.

Taylor pleaded guilty Feb. 8 to shooting his former boyfriend, Rob Batot, known professionally on WJHL-TV as weatherman Rob Williams, at Williams’ home, where Taylor also once lived, on June 4.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.


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