Copper Penny Ranch: Double Homicide, Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 14 Based On a True Story
by GiAnna Moratelli
March 3, 1983 farm manager Jerry Illingworth stumbled upon a gruesome scene, a double homicide that included his niece, Joyce. Both victims appeared to have been shot in the head. Joyce was shot beyond recognition,identified only through the use of dental records. There were two theories; that it was drug related or that Sheila Holding had murdered her estranged husband and his girlfriend.