Seaga Gillard

Seaga Edward Gillard, 30, is charged with first-degree murder for the double homicide of a the parents of three children. April Lynn Holland and Dwayne Garvey were gunned down in a room at the Best Value Inn in Raleigh's Crabtree Valley in December of 2016. Holland was four months pregnant with her fourth child, who could not be saved. Seaga Gillard, a native of St Lucia, Virgin Islands, has an extensive past criminal record that included charges of armed robbery, kidnapping, forcible sexual offense and assault by strangulation stemming from an incident in which he allegedly raped a woman at gunpoint and then mugged her. Gillard's co-defendant in the case, Brandon Xavier Hill, will be tried at a later date.