Knoxville woman charged with killing mother

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office charges Knoxville woman with the murder of her mother.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Knoxville woman with the murder of her mother.
Published: Sep. 16, 2022 at 7:29 AM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Investigators with the Knox County Sheriff’s have charged Angela Marie Holt, 47, with the murder of her mother, court records show.

Deputies said in the court documents that they were called to the home on Brackfield Acres Way in West Knox County just after 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, after a family member found the victim inside the house.

Witnesses told police that Holt and her mother both live at the home and were last seen together at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Police said in the report that Holt killed her mother with a cutting instrument and fled in a vehicle with the family’s dog.

Investigators arrested Holt and charged her with first degree murder. She is currently in the Knox County Detention Center and is scheduled for a bond hearing on Monday, Sept. 26.