POSTED: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 5:50pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 3:54pm
Tyler, TX (KETK) — Smith County Sheriff's today called a news conference to announce they solved a case with has been open for nearly a year.
Smith County Sheriff's office arrested 69 year-old Anthony Joseph Miller, of Smith County for the murder of adam palacios back in September 2012.
Sheriff Larry Smith tells us, after a 10-month investigation they found enough evidence to arrest miller on monday.
Two weeks after Palacios went missing his body was found in field in a rural area in Anderson County.
Sheriff Smith believes Miller and Palacios had a personal relationship of drug-dealing.
Sheriff Larry Smith tells KETK, this is a drug-related homicide.
Miller's bond has been set at $1-million dollars.
Sheriff Smith tells us, the narcotics and detective unit gathered enough evidence for a successful conclusion in this murder case.
Sheriff Smith tells us, this is an on-going investigation and the victim's family has been notified of the arrest.
We will continue to update you as this story develops.