FOX News reports that authorities are still searching for a man suspected of killing his girlfriend and setting her house on fire. Amber Holliman, 39, was fatally shot in a Georgia house and discovered as her body was burning in a fire there. The home is located 16 miles north of Atlanta. Holliman also suffered blunt force trauma to the head.
Patrick Nolan also lived in the home with Holliman and he is currently being sought by police. The couple had been in a relationship for about 13 years.
Nolan is believed to be armed and dangerous. He will be charged with murder, aggravated assault with intent to murder and arson in the first degree.
Officials have issued a $10,000 reward for information leading to Nolan’s arrest and conviction.
Nolan is 43 and believed to be driving a 2006 blue Ford Explorer with Georgia license plate PYZ1420. He may also have a 160-pound Presa Canario dog with him. Nolan has connections in Colorado, Louisiana and Mississippi, but could be anywhere. His last known location was in southern Louisiana.
According to Holliman’s friends, she was planning on breaking up with Nolan, who is a recovering alcoholic and had begun drinking again recently.
Holliman was a single mother and native of Mississippi. Her daughter, who is 18, had just recently graduated from high school.
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