UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to a Johnson City man wanted in connection with a first-degree murder investigation.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) announced Monday that police charged 43-year-old Bradley Miller with first-degree murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence on Saturday after discovering a woman’s body was lying along A gravel road near the Unaka Mountain Beauty Spot last Monday.
The woman, identified as Athena Saunders, 48, of Johnson City, was Miller’s girlfriend, according to investigators. The circumstances of the incident remain unclear as Miller’s whereabouts are unknown. Saunders’ body will undergo an autopsy, an initial press release revealed.
The TBI stated in a separate tweet that Miller was added to the agency’s Most Wanted List. According to the TBI, he should be considered armed and dangerous.
Investigators described Miller as a white male with black hair and hazel eyes. The TBI reports that he is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 155 pounds.
Those with information are encouraged to call 1-800-TBI-FIND or UCSO at 423-743-1850.
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