By 4 p.m. that day, Jacksonville Sheriff said Taylor's mother Brianna Williams was no longer being cooperative with the investigation. By day 6, she was a confirmed person of interest, according to Action News Jax.
The search continued for a week and expanded to Georgia and Alabama where Williams had family. Taylor’s remains were found in a trash bag in a rural, wooded area near Demopolis, Alabama.
The same day the announcement came out, Brianna Williams was hospitalized for a reported overdose.
After being discharged, she was held in Duval County Jail on a $1.1 million bond, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Department of Corrections website.
The cause of death for Taylor is still unknown.
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