A Cleveland man charged with first-degree vehicular homicide in the death of a 3-year-old child Tuesday was denied bond.
James Holcomb, 36, was not given a bond for the charges relating to the death of Easton Cain, of Cleveland. Cain was pinned between two cars Tuesday at the Helen Highway Ingles parking lot, according to authorities.
White County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Bob Ingram confirmed the defendant is the son of White County Commissioner Lyn Holcomb.
According to Georgia State Patrol, Holcomb was allegedly driving a Chevrolet Avalanche and struck Cain before striking the back of a Ford Explorer.
He was additionally charged with driving under the influence, reckless driving and not having insurance. He was uninjured in the crash.
A GoFundMe page was set up for the Cain family. It had raised nearly $36,000 by 7 p.m. Thursday.
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland is handling the arrangements for Cain’s funeral. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Cleveland.
Cain was a preschooler at Resurrection Episcopal Church.
“The list of things he loved were numerous because he only knew love. He loved dinosaurs, trucks, Paw Patrol, Legos, puzzles, books, oatmeal pies, popcorn shrimp, Reeses, and Tootsie Rolls. His smile was contagious and his laugh infectious,” according to his obituary. “He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to be outside, playing on his play set, riding his four-wheeler and just enjoying life. He enjoyed his swimming pool, learning to swim, jumping off the diving board and sliding down the slide.”