by: Ross Cavitt Updated:
PICKENS COUNTY, Ga. - One person is in jail and three others are facing charges after they said a 20-year-old woman died after an apparent asthma attack.
"As a mother, I'm angry. I'm so angry that they treated her the way they did," said Tanya Smith, Taylor's mother.
As a lieutenant with Holly Springs Police, Tanya Smith is used to dealing with people dealing with tragic events in their lives.
"She didn't deserve just to be dumped on the side of the road, just because they didn't know what else to do," Smith said.
Investigators believe Taylor had suffered an asthma attack the night before, but instead of seeking help, those with Taylor tried to revive her with a cold shower and the next morning simply dropped her lifeless body off Robin Lane.
Someone, though, did call
Marty Gaddis, 38, faces charges that include concealing a death, abandonment of a body, tampering with evidence as well as drug and
"She wanted to experience everything possible before she settled into what she considered a normal life," Smith said. "In 19, 20 years, I've never heard of anyone doing such a thing. So, yeah, I think they should be prosecuted. I think they should pay for what they did to her."
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