A lady has been charged with homicide in connection to the taking pictures dying of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy all over a visitors forestall.
“Our hearts shattered with this,” Dickson County Sheriff Joe Bledsoe stated at a information convention this afternoon.
The deputy who was once killed has been recognized as Sgt. Daniel Scott Baker, who began with the dep. 10 years in the past and was once additionally a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.
Erika Castro-Miles was once charged with first-degree homicide and is being held on the Dickson County Prison, in keeping with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Officers are nonetheless on the lookout for a 2nd particular person of pastime in Baker’s dying, recognized through the TBI as Steve Wiggins.
Wiggins is an acquaintance of Castro-Miles, in keeping with the TBI.
Bledsoe stated that Baker moved up in the course of the ranks and was once “one in all our easiest deputies.”
“He is one of the crucial guys that places it at the line on a daily basis to stay our group secure,” Bledsoe stated of Baker, who’s survived through a spouse and daughter.
The TBI wrote on Twitter that Wiggins is “believed to be armed and threatening,” and known as for the general public’s assist to search out him.
Bledsoe stated that Baker got here into touch with Wiggins after he replied to a choice a couple of suspicious car.
Performing TBI Director Jason Locke stated that once Baker did not test in after the decision, makes an attempt have been made to trace him and his car down the use of GPS.
The car was once present in a wooded space, two miles clear of the site of the unique suspicious car name, Locke stated, including that video from the world showed to government that Wiggins is hooked up to Baker’s dying.
Wiggins has been added to the state’s Best 10 Maximum Sought after record along side a $7,500 praise for info.
TBI information display that Wiggins is 31 years previous and has prior to now been arrested for a couple of circumstances of attack and home attack, in addition to circumstances involving annoyed kidnapping, false imprisonment, leaving the scene of an twist of fate, illegal ownership of a weapon and robbery.
“Although our hearts [are] damaged, we are pushed at this time with a focal point and unravel that this particular person is captured,” Bledsoe stated.