Norfolk man pleads guilty to girlfriend’s 2015 murder

Posted at 10:23 AM, Dec 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-15 16:20:42-05

Neal Bolden: Strangulation, Destruction of Property, and Simple Assault

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - The boyfriend of a woman who disappeared in October 2015 has pleaded guilty to her murder.

Jequil Holloway's body was found inside a car in Chesapeake just a few days after she was last seen in Norfolk.

Her boyfriend, Neal Bolden, was eventually arrested and charged with her death. On Friday morning, he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

When Bolden was originally arrested he was charged with first-degree murder, robbery, credit card theft and credit card fraud. In exchange for a guilty plea the Commonwealth agreed to lessen the murder charge to second-degree murder. The other charges were also taken off the table.

Bolden faces a maximum of 40 years behind bars for the murder charge. His sentencing is currently scheduled for March 16, 2018.


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