Jonathan Scott Pine, Benjamin Holtermann and Erica Pugh
Deputy Pine died at a local hospital after being shot by a burglary suspect. The suspect committed suicide at the scene.
By H. Nelson Goodson
February 11, 2014
Orlando, Florida - On early Tuesday, Orange County Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Scott Pine, 34, died after being shot by burglary suspect Benjamin Holtermann, 28, during a foot chase between homes. Deputy Pine fell from a single gun shot wound and later died at the Orlando Medical Regional Center. Pine was responding to a car burglary call when he confronted Holtermann.
Sheriff's Deputies found Holtermann's body near a home. Investigators believe, he died of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
Another suspect that accompanied Holtermann, Erica Pugh, 18, was taken into custody. She is facing felony charges for burglary and grand theft.