|Portrayed by||Shaun Prendergast|
|Introduced by||Dominic Treadwell-Collins (2014)|
|First Appearance||25th April 2014|
|Last Appearance||22nd May 2014|
DS Holt is a police officer investigating the murder of Lucy Beale. He questions Lauren Branning along with DC Emma Summerhayes about Lucy's last known movements, the night she was killed.
He later informs the Beales that her former lover Danny Pennant has an alibi for the night of her death. He is later approached by Lauren about an anonymous email Lucy responded to the night she died, but Holt tells her they are already investigating the matter. The week after, Holt arrests Jake Stone on suspicion of murder and questions him along with DC Summerhayes. Holt later speaks to Max Branning after it is revealed that he was having a secret relationship with Lucy. Holt tells Max that he is not a suspect in the investigation.