Bond set for suspect in December 2009 Tishomingo County murder

By NEMS Daily Journal

IUKA – A bond of $750,000 was set today for woman accused of murder in the December 2009 death of John R. Holt of Burnsville.
Linda Holt, 52, appeared in Tishomingo County Justice Court where Judge Billy Glover read the single charge.
John Holt, 84, was found dead at his Eastport Street home in Burnsville on Dec. 23, 2009. He was last seen alive by family members on Dec. 22, 2009, and autopsy results show he was beaten to death.
Linda Holt received a written copy of the charge and did not request a court-appointed attorney.
She remains in jail and must obtain a professional bond to be released.
The case is expected to be presented to a grand jury at the end of May.