|State Police are serving a murder warrant on "Tattoo" Vince Golosow, 41, of Tariff,
Roane County. Golosow is being charged with the murder of Poca Road resident
Judson Reid, 52, whose decomposed body was found on Pisgah Ridge near the Town
Reid's murder appears to be linked to drug trafficking.
Gosolow is already being held in South Central Regional Jail on drug and weapons
It was unclear why a warrant was being served, since his case was to have been
presented to a Roane County grand jury in January, 2002.
Reid, who had been staying with "Tattoo" Vince, was shot in the head before his body
was dumped in the remote Clay County area. The car in which the body was likely
transported was found burned, several miles away on "Murder Mountain" in the
Ovapa-Gannies Creek areas of Clay and Roane County.
An informant, now identified as Sandra Khalaf, indicated to police another murder
took place at the Golosow farm, but authorities said no other body has been
According to a search warrant, Kahalaf said she did not witness Reid's actual murder,
but said Golosow intimidated her into cleaning up blood and human matter inside the
residence. She did identify the corpse as Reid.
Speculation continues regarding the mysterious disappearance of Roane resident
18-year-old Christian Dawn Starcher Seabolt, who was an acquaintance of Golosow.
She has not been seen since she left a Spencer apartment for a pack of cigarettes
the last of August. Her family fears she is dead.