DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. - A Dickson County Sheriff's Office deputy was shot and killed on Wednesday during a traffic stop.
We will continue to work overnight to track leads in the effort to locate Steven Wiggins.— TBI (@TBInvestigation) May 31, 2018
We have also finalized an arrest warrant, charging him with First Degree Murder in connection to Sgt. Daniel Baker's death.
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said the deputy was found dead in a patrol car. He had responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle.
Sgt. Deputy Daniel Baker was identified by family as the deputy killed, according to TBI.
BREAKING: Dickson County Deputy Daniel Baker was shot and killed this morning. His mom says he was kind, compassionate and served in the Marines. https://t.co/JN1AkMdfuu— FoxNashville (@FOXNashville) May 30, 2018
The TBI said video evidence led to the identification of suspect Steven Wiggins. A massive manhunt is underway for him.
NEW PICTURE: Here's a more recent photograph of Steven Wiggins, from a 2017 arrest in Williamson County. pic.twitter.com/qDSMgKBNMN— TBI (@TBInvestigation) May 30, 2018
FOX13 has learned that Erika Castro-Miles has been arrested in connection with the murder, according to TBI. She's charged with First Degree Murder in the ongoing investigation into the death of Sgt. Daniel Baker.
NEW: She was detained earlier today, but TBI has now arrested and charged this Dickson woman with First Degree Murder in the ongoing investigation into the death of Sgt. Daniel Baker.— TBI (@TBInvestigation) May 31, 2018
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WZTV obtained a background check for Wiggins. It shows a criminal history that includes arrests for kidnapping, domestic assault and resisting arrest.
Sgt. Baker responded to the Sam Vineyard Road area around 7 a.m. for a suspicious vehicle call, according to WZTV. Police lost contact with the deputy. He was tracked via GPS, where he was found dead in his patrol car.
The reward for information leading to the capture of Steven Wiggins now stands at $12,500.
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