Crimetracker: New charges for Bean Station Pharmacy murder suspect

BEAN STATION, Tenn. (WVLT) -- More charges for the man accused of killing two men in a Bean Station pharmacy last May, the TBI announced on Tuesday.

The Grainger Co. Grand Jury indicted Jason Bryan Holt on two counts of first degree murder, two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of felony murder, five counts of aggravated assault, eight counts of aggravated kidnapping, six counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and a lone count of especially aggravated robbery.

The 37 year-old is being held without bond in the Grainger Co. Jail where he has been held since the May 23rd shooting. He is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Tuesday, September 17th.

Police say Holt entered the Down Home Pharmacy on Main Street and robbed the store at gunpoint. He allegedly took wight bottles of Oxycodone pills, then shot the four people in the store.

The store's owner, Steve Lovell, and a customer, Richard Sommerville, were killed. Two pharmacy employees, Janet Clift and Alexia Wilson, were also shot, but survived.


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