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Fri June 5, 2009
WVAS Local

Montgomery Man Attempted to Cover Up Murder by Staging Robbery

Montgomery, Alabama –
Montgomery Police arrest a man accused of staging a murder to appear that it happened during a robbery. Police have 22 year old Rontavius Holloway of Montgomery in custody charged with committed the city's latest homicide.

Police allgee Holloway shot and killed an unidentified 47 year old woman around 2 o'clock Thursday morning outside a West Haven Lane home.

Police say Holloway apparently placed a ski mask and a knife in the woman's hand to make it appear that the fatal shooting was committed during a robbery.

Detectives determined that the scene appeared staged. Police say it appears Holloway and the woman were dating, and the victim allegedly tried to extort money from Holloway.