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Hickman County brothers help catch murder suspect

HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - The man who helped catch one of the suspects alleged to have killed Dickson County Sheriff Sgt. Daniel Baker has lived in Hickman County since 1971.  

In those 47 years, he's never experienced anything like this.  

Steve Adams and his brother spotted two strangers walking through the woods near his Pumpkin Branch home.  

The brothers armed themselves and tracked murder suspect Erika Castro-Miles, who is found hiding under an outbuilding. 

"My brother noticed a movement under the building. That's when we started hollering 'whoever is under there come out.' Finally, she came out," said Steve Adams.  

Adams said it was a scary moment. They held the woman in custody until the authorities arrived.  

In the meantime, the 38-year-old woman told him she was lost.  

"She said, 'uh, I'm lost, I'm trying to get to a main road'," said Adams. 

But Steve Adams and his brother weren't buying it.  

"We asked her, where's what's his name at, Steven Wiggins, and she said, 'I don't know what you're talking about'," according to Adams.  

 She eventually tells the men she was with Wiggins.  

Castro-Miles was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder.  

She is currently being kept at the Dickson County Jail in the women's pod, the same section where Crystal Daniels, the mother of missing 5-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels, is being housed.  

Steve Wiggins, the man accused of shooting Sgt. Baker, was arrested Friday morning.  

He was transported to a Davidson County Jail and is expected to be charged with first-degree premediated murder.  

District Attorney Rau Crouch is seeking the death penalty for both suspects.  


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