Detectives in Christiansburg, Virginia, were called to a home at 846 Den Hill Road in Ellett, where they found a deceased male. The crime scene was extremely bloody, and the victim had several cuts to the body. An autopsy report indicated that the man, identified as 59-year-old Charles Taylor, had been stabbed to death about the head and neck area over 30 times, Web of Lies will recount.
The news of Charles Taylor's death spread throughout the community when it was revealed that his killer was his dead son's former wife. Police immediately began searching for Amanda Taylor, and it didn't take them long to piece the case together since she had boasted on social media pages Instagram and Facebook that she had killed her father-in-law. In one of the photos, Amanda posed with the dead corpse in the background, according to Oddee.
In subsequent photos, Amanda Taylor posed with a gun in her lap as she drove in her car, threatening to kill herself. When police finally caught up with her in North Carolina, she was alive and well. However, they learned that the man who had helped her with the killing, Sean Edward Ball, was found shot on the side of the road near North Carolina. He was transported to a hospital, where he survived his injuries, according to the Roanoke Times.
Police say Amanda Taylor not only stabbed Charles Taylor to death as he laid on his sofa, but she also shot Sean Ball. Investigators were tipped off when a friend of Amanda Taylor reported that Amanda was looking for someone to finish killing Sean, who she had left injured on the side of the road.