Child wandering the street in blood-stained clothes leads officers to her murdered grandparents: Police

Police said a car belonging to an Arizona couple found murdered in their home last week was found Thursday in Miami, Florida.

Per, Mary and Joe Holt’s gray 2012 Honda Civic was recovered after being stolen on August 2, the same day they were found murdered in their Birmingham home. Miami police arrested a woman who was in the vehicle, Kristen Gullion, 30, on an outstanding warrant.

WBRC reported that law enforcement got involved after receiving a call regarding a child wandering alone on the street. Uninjured but covered in blood, the girl led officers to the home where her grandparents’ bodies were. John, 68, and Mary, 67, were pronounced dead at the scene.

On Thursday, Miami police pulled over a Honda Civic with North Carolina plates that had reportedly parked illegally in a roundabout. The officer ran a check and learned the vehicle was stolen and Birmingham police requested it be held because it was linked to two homicides.

A report obtained by stated that Gullion returned to the car attempted to drive off. The woman, who is an Alabama native, reportedly claimed the vehicle belonged to a friend.

Gullion was arrested on an outstanding receiving stolen property warrant from June 28. The outlet reported that she had pleaded guilty to the charge in May after she was found with a Remington .22 rifle, electronics, and lawn tools. Though she received a two-year suspended sentence, she violated her probation after when she was found in possession of methamphetamine.

Gullion hasn’t been charged in connection with the couple’s slaying. The Trussville Tribune reported that Birmingham police are in Florida as part of their investigation.

[Featured Image: John and Mary Holt/GoFundMe]