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Atoya Holmes biography: 13 things about Miami, Florida woman


Atota Kimi Hill Holmes is an African-American woman from Florida, United States. Here are 10 more things about her:

Atoya Kimi Hill Holmes (©Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Center)
Atoya Kimi Hill Holmes (©Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Center)
  1. She lives in Miami, Florida.
  2. Aside from Miami, she has lived in different parts of Florida including Pembroke Pines, Doral, Orlando and Miramar.
  3. She previously lived in Savannah, Georgia, USA.
  4. She previously lived in Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  5. She previously lived in Belleville, Illinois, USA.
  6. She is a former federal corrections officer.
  7. She is married to Arthur Lee Holmes. He is one year older than her.
  8. She was Verdell Goins‘ girlfriend. She was 4 years younger than him. They dated on and off for several years.
  9. In 1993, she gave birth to Lance McCoy.
  10. At around 10:00 a.m. on November 1, 2017, she shot McCoy several times. He allegedly tried to force his way inside her home in Miami-Dade County and had been fighting with his stepfather Arthur. Her son was taken to the Ryder Trauma Center of Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.
  11. On November 7, 2021, she and Goins went to a Miami Dolphins game then to friend’s house before getting into an argument in a Jaguar. She was upset because he wanted to end their relationship, a witness told investigators. She allegedly used a handgun to fatally shoot him inside the car. She was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
  12. She was 48 years old when she was arrested on November 7, 2021.
  13. On November 8, 2021, she remained held without bond at the Miami Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Center in Miami.



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  1. She is married to Arthur Lee Holmes, who is the Assistant Fire Chief of Miami Dade Fire Rescue. He was fighting with his step-son, Lance McCoy, when he actually shot him through the front door of their residence. In an effort to protect the Fire Chief, a cover up was conducted and Atota Kimi Hill Holmes, a federal corrections officer, claimed responsibility for the actual shooting, claiming her son was breaking into the home.


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