Matthew Taylor Coleman Bio, Wiki
Matthew Taylor Coleman is a 40-year-old surfing school owner from California who has been arrested for stabbing his two young kids to death with a wooden stake in Mexico. Coleman of Santa Barbara was arrested on Monday, August 9 by US Customs and Border Protection agents crossing the US-Mexico border. His arrest came after the toddlers’ bodies were found on a farm on Monday, August 9 morning.
Matthew Taylor Coleman Stabbed Toddlers to Death
Coleman left with his son Kaleo, three, and daughter Roxy, 10 months, to Rosarito, Mexico, about 60 miles south of San Diego as per reports. He checked into a City Express hotel room on Saturday, August 7. After the trio had been gone for 24 hours with information, the kids’ mother Abby Coleman reported her husband and children missing on Sunday, August 8.
According to police, she stated she was concerned for their well-being. In a similar incident, an Iowa dad, Christopher Phelon killed his two sons, 6 and 3, before shooting himself in July 2021.
Coleman took his children to a ranch close to his hotel on Monday, August 9 morning as per Mexico investigators. The hotel’s CCTV footage showed him returning later in the day without his children, said Hiram Sanchez Zamora with the Baja California AG’s office.
Zamora further noted that a farmhand discovered the kids’ bodies when he spotted splattered blood on the ground while walking the property near El Descanso ranch.
The 3-year-old boy was reportedly stabbed 17 times, and the 10-month-old girl was stabbed 12 times. The worker, who discovered the bodies wished to remain anonymous.
He reportedly told Border Report that he “teared up” when he saw the bodies. “I was scared and sad because these are tiny children who don’t know any better, ” he said. He also noted that one of the dead children was in diapers.
His wife, Abby Coleman has not spoken of the incident
Coleman’s wife, Abby Coleman has not spoken about the incident to the local media or given any indication about his state of mind yet. Coleman is expected to be extradited to Mexico to face murder charges. The bodies of the kids are also expected to be transported back to the US soon for proper last rites.
Matthew Coleman regularly posted pictures of his ‘loving’ family and videos of his surfing tutorials up until three weeks ago on social media prior to the ‘horrid’ incident. He frequently posted frequently about his wife, children, and Christian faith online.
The cause of the ‘horrific bloodshed’ executed by Coleman is not known at the moment.
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