Updated 2/12/20 at 10:01 a.m. – The deceased individual has been identified as Ryan Elizabeth Mills (DOB: 4/11/90) of Bruceton.
CARROLL COUNTY – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with other Carroll County fire and law enforcement agencies, has resulted in the arrest of a Camden man on a charge of first degree murder.
Under original jurisdiction, and at the request of the office of the 24th District Attorney General, TBI Special Agents responded to a fire call at a residence on South Spruce Street in Bruceton around 1 a.m. Saturday, along with several other agencies: 24th District Attorney’s Office, Bruceton Police Department, Bruceton Fire Department, Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County Fire Department, and Hollow Rock Fire Department. When first responders arrived, they found the body of a deceased individual inside the home. During the course of the investigation into the fire and the death, Agents developed information that identified Jason Mills as the individual responsible for the death of the victim. The victim’s body has been sent to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy and confirmation of identification.
On Saturday, Agents arrested Jason Mark Mills (DOB 01/13/1987) and charged him with one count of First Degree Murder. He was booked into the Carroll County Jail and is currently being held without bond.