Man sentenced for murder found dead in prison

Posted at 1:23 PM, Oct 12, 2017

The death of an inmate serving time for murder at the Wende Correctional Facility is now under investigation by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

22-year-old Dante Taylor was pronounced dead Saturday morning at a local hospital. Investigators are not saying how Taylor died. His official cause of death will be determined and released by the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office.

Taylor was serving a life sentence for murder. According to WABC in New York City, Taylor killed 21-year-old Sarah Goode in June of 2014 after she rejected his sexual advances. Investigators said Taylor raped Goode and stabbed her more than 40 times.