It may be one of the most sobering pieces of news footage on television last night, A&E's "The First 48" crime documentary coverage of the murder of Oscar Alvarado Chavez.
Screen Grab from "The First 48"
Watch the entire episode titled "One Last Score" here.
Crime documentaries are normally far removed from Charlotte and the viewer is often unmoved and unconcerned. But to actually see Danielle Holmes and Jonathan Fitzgerald arrested and questioned, and eventually charged in the murder of Oscar Alvarado Chavez is about as surreal as it can get.
And nothing more graphically shows just how fast heroin can ruin a life than a comparison of Danielle Holmes' North Carolina drivers license at 16 to her mug shot taken less than 14 months apart.
Prior Cedar Posts on the Murder of Oscar Chavez
Jonathan Fitzgerald Admitted to Killing Oscar Alvarado Chavez Wants Death Penalty
The Dark House at the End of The Street
Portrait of a Young Killer
Three Murders in Less Than 36 Hours