BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — A Knoxville man, who was a person of interest in a Blount County homicide and aggravated burglary that happened in Louisville Friday afternoon, was arrested, according to the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.

Saturday night, the Blount County Sheriff’s Office said deputies brought Zachary Justin Hayes, 25, of Knoxville, to the Blount County Correctional Facility where he will be served with a warrant for aggravated burglary. Hayes is also facing criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse and intentional killing of an animal charges.

According to the sheriff’s office, investigators are investigating Hayes in connection to a homicide that happened on Samples Road in Louisville

Hayes is scheduled to appear in Blount County General Sessions Court on September 13 and his bond has been set at $1.76 million.

Around 3:30 p.m. Friday, deputies were called to a residence on Samples Road, where they found a 63-year-old woman dead.

The sheriff’s office’s investigation led investigators to Hayes as a suspect in the woman’s death, BCSO said. After investigators worked through the night, Hayes was arrested at his residence by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Smoky Mountain Fugitive Task Force just before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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BCSO said investigators are still continuing to investigate the case.