Bowman Found Guilty

Travis Bowman has been found guilty of first degree murder and kidnapping by a Mitchell County jury. The trial is going on this week with the verdict on those charges announced on Wednesday, February 12th. He still faces additional charges. He could face the death penalty as this is a capital case. The murder charges are in connection with the October 2016 death of 26-year-old Josh Buchanan.  A total of six people were charged in connection with the murder. Bowman was arrested in Georgia along with Felicia Fox. He has additional charges in Georgia where he was involved in a car chase at the time of his arrest, crashed into a police car and fled on foot. Felicia Fox is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping and conspiracy to commit murder. Regina Pittman, who is Josh Buchanan’s mother, is charged with felony accessory after the fact and is accused of helping dispose of the evidence. Melissa Thompson, Kevin Buchanan, and William Guttendorf III are all charged with felony accessory after the fact and are accused of disposing of the body.

Josh Buchanan