Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Orange County Deputy Sheriff Pine Died From A Gun Shot Injury

Jonathan Scott Pine, Benjamin Holtermann and Erica Pugh

Deputy Pine died at a local hospital after being shot by a burglary suspect. The suspect committed suicide at the scene.

By H. Nelson Goodson
February 11, 2014

Orlando, Florida - On early Tuesday, Orange County Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, died after being shot by burglary suspect Benjamin Holtermann, 28, during a foot chase between homes. Deputy Pine fell from a single gun shot wound and later died at the Orlando Medical Regional Center. Pine was responding to a car burglary call when he confronted Holtermann.
Sheriff's Deputies found Holtermann's body near a home. Investigators believe, he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Another suspect that accompanied Holtermann, Erica Pugh, 18, was taken into custody. She is facing felony charges for burglary and grand theft.

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