Fatal shooting suspect appears for preliminary court hearing


LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) – The suspect behind a deadly shooting and subsequent manhunt in Loudon County in February appeared for his preliminary hearing Wednesday.

David Miles is charged with first-degree murder, theft of property and especially aggravated burglary.

According to court documents, Miles is accused of these charges after a fight broke out with the victim, Dakota Willard, involving a girlfriend back in February.

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Records also indicate Miles was a military member and has two children.

He is being held on a $2 million bond.

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