Man sentenced to 28 years for attempted murder of his brother

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James William Tayman, 49, of Glen Burnie was sentenced to 28 years in prison with 5 years of supervised probation for Attempted Second Degree Murder, prosecutors said.

ANNE ARUNDEL CO., MD – A judge sentenced a 49-year-old to 28 years in prison with five years of supervised probation for the attempted murder of his brother last year.

The Anne Arundel County State Attorney said James William Tayman of Glen Burnie, stabbed his brother in a Juneberry Way home on September 1, 2016. Police say the victim had a knife wound on the left side of his neck and had lost a significant amount of blood.

Detectives say the victim was visiting family, during the visit he and his brother, James Taymon, got into an argument.  Things escalated, and police say, James Tayman got a knife from the kitchen and held it to his brother’s throat and cut him.

James Tayman was found guilty of attempted second degree murder and a dangerous weapon with intent to injure on May 10, 2017.


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