Soldier Missing After Blaze in NC Apartment

24-year-old divorcing man she accused of domestic violence
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 11, 2008 5:25 PM CDT

(Newser) – North Carolina police are searching for a female soldier who disappeared yesterday, her apartment blackened by a fire police are calling an arson, the Fayetteville Observer reports. Holley Lynn Wimunc, 24, was in divorce proceedings with her husband, against whom she'd recently gained a restraining order after a domestic-violence incident. Police found her car in the apartment's parking lot.

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In the complaint, Army lieutenant Wimunc relates how Marine husband John Patrick Wimunc, drunk, held a loaded gun to her head, and then to his own. He reportedly choked and threw her during the ensuing struggle. The temp restraining order expired on May 28, and Holley Wimunc missed the court date in court for the complaint. (Read more soldier stories.)

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