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Deonte Holden charged with murder after Michaela Daniels and Felicia Brown found dead after a shooting at Dayton Shell gas station

Holden was arrested on February 28.



The man accused of shooting and killing two women at a Shell gas station on February 26 has been charged by the Dayton Police Department.

Deonte Holden is facing multiple charges in relation to the incident that resulted in the deaths of 44-year-old Michaela Daniels and 38-year-old Felicia Brown, both residents of Dayton.

According to Maj. Brian Johns, security camera footage showed a disturbance involving a black Suburban at around 3 a.m. on Sunday, with a Black male wearing a purple ball cap seen exiting the backseat and fleeing on foot.

Despite the presence of three other vehicles and an attendant inside the gas station, no one alerted the police at the time of the incident.

Holden was arrested on February 28 after police conducted further investigation, and on March 2, detectives charged him with multiple counts of murder, felonious assault, and tampering with evidence after meeting with the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office.

Original Report:

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has identified the two women who were shot and found dead at a Shell gas station as Michaela Daniels, 44, and Felicia Brown, 38, both residents of Dayton.

The incident occurred on Sunday, February 26th at the Shell gas station located on West Third Street.

According to Maj. Brian Johns from the Dayton Police Department, security footage revealed a disturbance at a gas pump involving a black Suburban and a black male wearing a purple ball cap who fled on foot after exiting the back seat of the vehicle.

Although three other vehicles were present at the gas station and an attendant was inside, no one reported the incident to the police. The attendant told the police that they heard gunshots but did not act on it.

According to Maj. Johns, the gas station attendant reported the vehicle to the police around 5 a.m. Afterward, Daniels and Brown were found deceased.