Son Charged with Murdering Father in Odessa

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According to Odessa Police, Matthew Douglas Taylor, 34, was arrested and charged with killing his father.

Around 6 P.M. Sunday, OPD was called out to Longhorn Courts Apartments for a medical call.

When police arrived at 2525 East 2nd Street, they found Douglas Bryan Taylor, 61, dead in the apartment.

Police believe he may have been there for at least 2 days. Initial information from police stated a family member may have found Douglas Taylor.

Investigators revealed Matthew Taylor killed his father after getting into an argument. Further details regarding the fight were not immediately available. 

Matthew Taylor was arrested and charged with murder, a 1st degree felony.

Douglas Taylor’s body has been sent to Tarrant County for autopsy.

Next of kin have been notified.

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