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NC woman shot while selling on online marketplace gone bad – crime online

A North Carolina man was arrested this week and charged with the murder of a 67-year-old woman who had agreed to sell him an item through an online marketplace.

Troy Marquise Gillard has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kathryn Holmes, robbery with a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm into occupied property, possession of a firearm by a felon and being a fugitive from justice, Greensboro police said.

Gillard was arrested Wednesday in Winston-Salem, according to the Greensboro News & Record.

According to the News & Record, officers were called to a traffic accident on Denny Road on the morning of May 24 and found Holmes in the car with a gunshot wound. The accident occurred because of the shooting, police said.

Holmes’ daughter told the newspaper that her mother was shot in the neck and could not take her foot off the accelerator, causing the crash.

Holmes was taken to a local hospital but died two days later.

According to court documents, Gillard robbed Holmes of her wedding ring and engagement ring, WXII reported.

Gillard is being held without bond and is due in court on October 1, according to the News & Record.

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(Featured image: Troy Marquise Gillard/Greensboro Police Department)

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