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Slain Teller County Sheriff’s deputy to be honored, featured on ‘Homicide Hunter’


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Brent Holloway

A Teller County sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty 22 years ago will be honored this month and his story told on “Homicide Hunter.”

Brent Andrew Holloway was shot in the head on Oct. 16, 1995. The 27-year-old deputy had been guarding the site of a suspected arson when the culprit came up behind him and killed him.

The man took Holloway’s gun and used it to commit suicide two days later.

More details from that case will be featured on the hit TV series “Homicide Hunter,” which will air at 8 p.m. on Nov. 1, on Investigation Discovery. The show is narrated by retired 20-year Colorado Springs police Lt. Joe Kenda.

In a news release, the Teller County Sheriff’s Office encouraged the public to watch the episode “in order to honor Deputy Holloway and those

Read more at: http://gazette.com/slain-teller-county-sheriffs-deputy-to-be-honored-featured-on-homicide-hunter/article/1613110

ID TV special on slain York worker, with Herald columnist, airs tonight

The Investigation Discovery channel show “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones” will air “A Deadly Dream” at 9 p.m. Monday about the death of York garbageman Ernest Tolbert. Andrew Dys, columnist for The Herald who covered Tolbert’s death and the eventual arrest and conviction of a drug dealer for the killing, was interviewed for the special.

Tolbert, 63, was shot and killed in 2008 while working a second job where he was cleaning a coin laundry at night. The case went unsolved for two years before York police officers arrested Jomar Robinson for the killing.

Robinson, a convicted felon already in prison in 2010 for other convictions, was charged with murder and later pleaded guilty to manslaughter. He is serving 18 years for the killing.

Detective Billy Mumaw spent two years working the case and finally was able to crack it. Mumaw and several others from the York Police Department

Read more at: http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/crime/article83539267.html

Case of slain York city worker Ernest Tolbert to air on national TV Monday

National television has come back to York – this time for a special on beloved city worker Ernest Tolbert, who was killed in 2008.

The Investigation Discovery show “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones” will air “A Deadly Dream” at 9 p.m. Monday.

Tolbert, 63, was shot and killed in 2008 while working a second job, cleaning a coin laundry at night. The case went unsolved for two years before York police officers arrested Jomar Robinson for the killing.

Robinson, a convicted felon already in prison in 2010 for other convictions, was charged with murder and later pleaded guilty to manslaughter. He is serving 18 years for the killing.

Detective Billy Mumaw spent two years working the case and finally was able to crack it. Mumaw and several others from the York Police Department were interviewed for the show.

Also interviewed were York Mayor Eddie Lee, who knew Tolbert and

Read more at: http://www.thestate.com/entertainment/tv/article82785197.html

Case of slain York city worker Ernest Tolbert to air on national TV Monday

National television has come back to York – this time for a special on beloved city worker Ernest Tolbert, who was killed in 2008.

The Investigation Discovery show “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones” will air “A Deadly Dream” at 9 p.m. Monday.





Read more at: http://www.heraldonline.com/news/local/crime/article82762927.html

Mother of slain Conway girl in infamous Horry County crime case dies

Then-15th Circuit Solicitor Ralph Wilson Sr. remembers the early 1990s as he worked with Bonnie Todd to find justice for her 17-year-old daughter who was slain in 1991.

But it certainly was not the last memory of the 79-year-old woman who died Wednesday. Their friendship had just begun.

“Ms. Todd and I maintained our relationship well after that trial,” Wilson said. “She would often come by and bring me collared greens and pecans, things like that, that she would grow in her garden or in her yard. Almost two, three, four times a year she would do that for me.”

Wilson said he was saddened to hear of Todd’s death, and said Bonnie Todd “loved Crystal more than she loved life itself.

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“After Crystal’s death, it really took a lot out of her.

Read more at: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article16679753.html