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Mt. Vernon, IL man found guilty in 2011 cab driver's murder

Mark A. Taylor (Source: Mt. Vernon PD) Mark A. Taylor (Source: Mt. Vernon PD)
MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) -

Police said a southern Illinois man has been found guilty of a 2011 cab driver's death.

According to Mt. Vernon police, Mark A. Taylor, 25, of Mt. Vernon has been found guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the death of cab driver Charles Ellis.

Ellis drove a taxi for American Cab Company in Mount Vernon. 

Three others were charged with three alternative counts of first-degree murder.

The Jefferson County Coroner says the preliminary autopsy report showed Ellis died from a signal gunshot.

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