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Judge Clears Way For Taylor Homicide Trial In Neillsville



Two months ago, Reavon Taylor of La Crosse was charged in central Wisconsin with a woman’s death from a drug overdose.

Taylor has now been bound over for trial in Clark County, and he’s scheduled to plead ‘not guilty’ on April 17th. Monica Cooper was 19 when she died in Neillsville two years ago, after reportedly getting heroin from Taylor. The 27-year-old Taylor officially remains a prisoner of La Crosse County on misdemeanor charges. He’s also believed to have been the intended target in a La Crosse shooting last year, for which another man is waiting to be tried for attempted murder.


A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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