Holman called police to confess killing his former wife and caretaker. Responding local and county officers were confronted by Holman holding a weapon and deliberately walking up, challenging the police and refusing their commands. He was shot to death by an officer who happened to be a friend of the family. There was no weapon, and the claim of killing his ex-wife was untrue.

ID: 2368

Victms Name: John Michael Holman
Age: 58
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Gainesville
County: Alachua
State: FL
Zip Code: 32609
Country: United States of America

Agency: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Waldo Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Holman called police to confess killing his former wife and caretaker. Responding local and county officers were confronted by Holman holding a weapon and deliberately walking up, challenging the police and refusing their commands. He was shot to death by an officer who happened to be a friend of the family. There was no weapon, and the claim of killing his ex-wife was untrue.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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