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Suspect charged in death of Tennessee deputy; search for the alleged shooter remains

Erika Castro-Miles was indicted in connection with the death of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy Sgt. Daniel Baker late Wednesday, the officials said.

(Tennessee Bureau of Investigation )

A woman was arrested and charged late Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a Tennessee sheriff’s deputy as the manhunt for the alleged gunman continued, the officials said.

The suspect, identified as Erika Castro-Miles, 38, of Dickson, Tenn., was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sgt. Daniel Baker, special agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

Castro-Miles was detained early in the investigation at the Dickson County Jail, where she remains.

Steven Wiggins was identified as the suspect in the ongoing manhunt. Officials offered an initial reward of $7,500 for information that leads to the suspect’s capture, but later increased to $12,500.

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