Police Find Body of Missing Texas Man Taylour Young In His Car's Trunk

The accountant disappeared during a lunch break in December when his car was seen near a bank. But people close to him want to know what happened.

The body of Taylour Young, a Houston man who turned up missing from his job in December, was found in the trunk of his vehicle on Jan. 19. But now those close to him want to know exactly what happened and what led to his death.

According to the Houston Police Department, Young, 25, was discovered in a Dallas impound lot. Dallas police said Young’s remains were “in an advanced state of decomposition.” Both law enforcement agencies are conducting ongoing homicide investigations, as they await the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office cause of death determination.

Young’s mother, Tiffany Robinson, told local Houston station KPRC in December that she last saw her son alive on Dec. 8. Her son, an accountant who graduated from Sam Houston State University, didn’t return from his lunch break. His phone was found in the bushes near a bank, but his car was also gone without a trace. His girlfriend, Kese Smith, reported him missing to the police on Dec. 9.

“He sent me a text message about 11:30. It was a picture of his dog with the antlers on his head,” Robinson recalled. “Taylour has a routine, and the routine is to get up in the morning, walk my dog, work, come home on my lunch break, walk my dog, either take a nap with my dog or play video games and go back to work.”

Surveillance video from the bank showed no foul play.

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After the police identified his body, Young’s friend, Autumn Beviacqua, who helped organize search efforts, told KPRC that she wants answers.

“I just want to know what happened. I want to know who would do something like this to him,” said Beviacqua. “He was proud of the things he had, the things he accomplished. He was proud of his friends, his family and he loved to skateboard… literally always had a smile on his face.”

Young’s best friend, Christian Gorgy, told local Houston station KHOU that he was loved by everyone.

“It makes no sense why any of this would happen. Taylour was a superhero to me. Really, I just thought he would come back and would be a great story,"  Gorgy stated, adding, "I don’t have my brother anymore and I don’t know how I am going to deal with that. I wish I could have him back.”

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