Daughter says she can't grieve mother's death until killer is caught

NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A $10,000 reward is being offered for the arrest of Patrick "PJ" Nolan, the man suspected in the death of Amber Holliman.

Police said Holliman was found dead inside a Sandy Springs home. According to investigators, Nolan shot Holliman and left her to burn.

Nolan is wanted on charges of murder and arson in connection with Holliman's death. Sandy Springs

Patrick "PJ" Nolan is charged in Amber Holliman's death

police said she died from blunt force trauma and a gunshot wound to the head.

Police said his last known location was in southern Louisiana on Saturday afternoon.

Channel 2's Lauren Pozen has been covering this story since Saturday. She spoke one-on-one with Holliman's daughter, Payton, who is distraught by what has happened.


“I keep wanting to call my mom and ask her what to do and I can’t," Holliman said.

The 18-year-old said her mother was her best friend.

“It was always me and her since I was little. She had me when she was 21 and she dropped out of school and got a better job to make more money," she said.

Amber Holliman was found dead after a fire. 

Payton Holliman said the person of interest in her mother's death, is the man she called 'dad.'

“We let him be a part of our family and he took my whole family," she said. “I can’t grieve yet until he is found. I can’t do anything, I am stuck just missing her and I can't accept that she is gone or anything until I get justice for her."