Man Found Guilty Of Killing Middle Tennessee Deputy
A man accused of shooting and killing a Dickson County Deputy in Middle Tennessee has been found guilty. A jury deliberated for just over an hour before returning a guilty verdict on Thursday against Steven Wiggins for killing deputy Daniel Baker in May of 2018. Video from Sgt. Baker’s body camera revealed that Wiggins originally fired at least five shots, one of which hit the deputy as he tried to take cover. While he was lying on the ground, authorities say Wiggins shot Baker five more times. An autopsy revealed Baker suffered six gunshot wounds- two to his torso, one to his hand, and three to the left side of his head. The jury found Wiggins guilty on charges of premeditated first-degree murder, first-degree felony murder in perpetration of theft, false reporting, theft of property, criminal impersonation, criminal impersonation of law enforcement, tampering with evidence, arson and abuse of a corpse. A woman who was also involved in that shooting…Erika Castro-Miles has been indicted for murder as well. She has not yet gone to trial. Dickson County is about 35 miles west of Nashville.