Petition to hang man accused of raping, murdering infant pulled from White House site 10/10/2016 6:35 am PDT Comments KIAH via KIAH: HUNTINGTON, W.V. -- (KIAH) -- There are some sick and twisted people out there... And we like to hope that those people are locked up behind bars. But for the people of Huntington West Virginia, prison is too good for Benjamin Taylor, the 32 year old man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 10 month old girl. The Mountain State abolished capital punishment decades ago, but that hasn't stopped 51,000 people from signing a petition to publicly hang Taylor. We asked Texans how they feel about the archaic form of punishment. FULL STORY: Petition to hang man accused of raping, murdering infant pulled from White House site - KIAH Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.