URGENT: ‘Armed and dangerous’ man accused of setting house on fire & killing girlfriend is on the run

Authorities are searching for a man accused of setting a Georgia home on fire on Saturday with his girlfriend inside, killing her.

SunHerald reports that Patrick Joseph Nolan, 43, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, reportedly got involved in a heated spat with his girlfriend, Amber Marie Holliman, 39, on Saturday afternoon at the victim’s Sandy Springs home at 501 Hammond Drive. Nolan is a accused of killing Holliman before setting her house on fire and fleeing. The Sandy Springs Fire Department later located the deceased victim in a bedroom in the home.

Nolan is described as a white male with a devil tattoo on his left arm and an angel tattoo on his right arom. He’s possibly driving a blue 2006 Ford Explorer with Georgia license plate number, PYZ1420. Nolan has a dog that could be traveling with him, a black Presa Canario, weighing around 160 pounds. He’s considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. He has ties to Mississippi and could possibly be traveling toward the state.

According to WSB-TV, Holliman had one daughter, Payton, who graduated high school the day before Holliman was killed. Payton told the station that she considered her mother her best friend.

“It was me and her against the world, and someone took her from me.”

The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office is in the process of determining Holliman’s exact cause of death. Meanwhile, Nolan is wanted on both murder and arson charges.

Anyone with any information on the suspect’s whereabouts should contact the Fulton County Police Department at (404) 613-5700.

[Feature Photo: Amber Holliman; Patrick Nolan/Police Handout]