Greensboro man charged in Denny Road online sale turned shooting stole a wedding band and engagement ring, court docs show (2024)

TO NORTH CAROLINA. NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ON WHAT INVESTIGATORS SAY HAPPENED BEFORE A DEADLY SHOOTING IN GREENSBORO LAST MONTH. THE SUSPECT HERE MADE THEIR FIRST COURT APPEARANCE EARLIER JOSHUA DAVIS WAS THERE FOR THAT. HE JOINS US LIVE TONIGHT. AND JOSHUA, WE LEARNED TODAY THAT THE SUSPECT AND THE VICTIM PLANNED A MEETING BEFORE ALL OF THIS WENT DOWN. CORRECT. THAT’S CORRECT. KENNY. POLICE TELL US THAT TROY GUILFORD AND CATHERINE HOLMES PLANNED TO MEET ON DENNEY ROAD BECAUSE OF A DEAL THEY MADE ON AN ONLINE MARKETPLACE. COURT DOCUMENTS I OBTAINED EARLIER SHOW THAT GUILFORD ROBBED THE 67 YEAR OLD OF HER WEDDING BAND, AND AN ENGAGEMENT RING. DOCUMENTS ALSO DETAIL THAT GUILFORD SHOT HOLMES WHILE SHE WAS IN HER CAR. AS WE’VE REPORTED, POLICE FOUND HER IN THE CRASHED CAR. SHE DIED LAST WEEK. TODAY, POLICE TOLD US THEY ARRESTED GUILFORD YESTERDAY IN CONNECTION TO THE SHOOTING. HE APPEARED VIRTUALLY IN COURT THIS AFTERNOON. GUILFORD NOW FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES, INCLUDING POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A FELON AND FIRST DEGREE MURDER. WE ALSO LEARNED GUILFORD HAD CHARGES IN GEORGIA IN 2022, WHICH INCLUDE WILLFUL OBSTRUCTION OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIAL. IF CONVICTED FOR THIS, DENNEY ROAD HOMICIDE, HE COULD FACE LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE OR THE DEATH PENALTY. HE’S ALSO BEING HELD ON NO BOND. IN GREENSBORO,

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Greensboro police arrest suspect after woman found shot in car on Denny Road in an online sale gone wrong

The Greensboro Police Department arrested a man after an ongoing homicide investigation involving a shooting and crash.Officers arrested Troy Marquise Gillard on June 5, 2024, according to the department. Gillard is charged with first-degree murder in the homicide of Kathryn Holmes. He is also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm into occupied property, possession of a firearm by a felon, and fugitive from justice.Top StoriesWinston-Salem police widow appeals denial of late husband's line of duty death benefits Winston-Salem man affiliated with 'Money Bag Gang' sentenced to at least 13 years in prison for second-degree murder Did 'maintenance' or police investigation lead to temporary closure of Quarry Park in Winston-Salem? Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking hereInvestigators said Gillard had a family connection to the house searched on Denny Road on May 24 hours after the shooting.Police believe the victim, Holmes, had gone to Denny Road for a planned transaction arranged through an online marketplace, according to officers. The Greensboro Police Department encourages everyone to use their safety tips when using online sites to buy or sell items in person.Holmes, 67, died after being shot and crashing her car, according to the Greensboro Police Department. Court documents WXII obtained show that Gillard robbed the 67-year-old of her wedding band and engagement ring.He appeared virtually in court Thursday afternoon. Gillard now faces multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon and first-degree murder. We also learned Gillard had charges in Georgia in 2022- which include willful obstruction of a law enforcement official.If convicted for the Denny Road homicide, he could face life in prison without parole on the death penalty.Watch: NOWCAST streaming newscastsNAVIGATE: Home | Weather | Watch NOWCAST TV | Local News | National | News We Love |Keep up with the latest news and weather by downloading the WXII app here

GREENSBORO, N.C. —

The Greensboro Police Department arrested a man after an ongoing homicide investigation involving a shooting and crash.

Officers arrested Troy Marquise Gillard on June 5, 2024, according to the department. Gillard is charged with first-degree murder in the homicide of Kathryn Holmes. He is also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm into occupied property, possession of a firearm by a felon, and fugitive from justice.

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Investigators said Gillard had a family connection to the house searched on Denny Road on May 24 hours after the shooting.

Police believe the victim, Holmes, had gone to Denny Road for a planned transaction arranged through an online marketplace, according to officers. The Greensboro Police Department encourages everyone to use their safety tips when using online sites to buy or sell items in person.

Holmes, 67, died after being shot and crashing her car, according to the Greensboro Police Department.

Court documents WXII obtained show that Gillard robbed the 67-year-old of her wedding band and engagement ring.

He appeared virtually in court Thursday afternoon. Gillard now faces multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a felon and first-degree murder. We also learned Gillard had charges in Georgia in 2022- which include willful obstruction of a law enforcement official.

If convicted for the Denny Road homicide, he could face life in prison without parole on the death penalty.

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