Life for man who killed girlfriend over TV

February 23, 2010 8:43:46 AM PST
A Dallas man must serve life in prison for killing his longtime girlfriend, whose television was stolen and pawned. Prosecutors say 49-year-old Danny Hollis pleaded guilty Monday to murder in the Feb. 26, 2009, shooting death of 65-year-old Mary Cleveland. The pair had been together more than a dozen years.

Prosecutor Liz Rogers says Hollis previously took money and TV's from his girlfriend and she wanted to end their relationship.

Investigators say Hollis pawned the TV, but the remote was found under Cleveland's body. His DNA was on the remote. Her DNA was on his coat.


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